The former Army captain and West Point graduate has a message for outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: End the military's ban on open service by transgender Americans.
There's still time for President Obama to shake the hand of the first openly transgender U.S. service member. Here's how the outgoing Secretary of Defense can make that a reality.
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says it's time to review — and rescind — the military's ban on open service by transgender Americans.
In a potentially game-changing move, the U.S. Army has allowed two transgender veterans to update their names on their discharge papers.
Tamara Lusardi, a trans Department of the Army employee, has found justice after years of misgendering and being barred from using the women's restroom.
'I do not believe I'll be able to survive another year or two ... without treatment,' says the trans military whistleblower, in the wake of the military's continued delays in providing transition-related medical care.
The movement to overturn the military's ban on open service by transgender people continues to gain momentum, putting pressure on the Defense Department to act.
Manning's doctors have deemed her transition-related care medically necessary, but a new statement from the Wikileaks source says Defense Department promises are just lip service.