Out on the streets at 13 because she was trans, Mia is now fighting to become a hair stylist and to show America that "I am human and no different from anyone else who has been brought into this world."
In a letter published this week, she says her attorney will make a court filing if the military does not grant her requests.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the head of the National Guard to look into the matter.
Dr. Rebecca Brinkman and Margaret Burd have filed suit for the right to wed, arguing that a civil union will deny them key rights and privileges bestowed by marriage equality.
We asked the Transgender Law Center whether new health care regulations help, hurt. or ignore trans people and their families.
E.W. Jackson claims he never called gay people 'sick,' but Rachel Maddow offers proof that he did.
The Aloha State continues its march to becoming the 15th to embrace marriage equality.
The poll, released Friday by Out and Equal after the group commissioned the study from Harris Poll, found that more than two thirds of American adults believe the U.S. is on a surefire path to national marriage equality.