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Transgender Military Ban

Although the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed, that policy change still leaves transgender members of the military without protection. A serviceman or woman can still be discharged simply for being transgender. Here we track the latest news on efforts to repeal the ban on transgender Americans from serving openly in the military.

A proposed rule would require military health care provider TriCare to cover hormone therapy and counseling for transgender spouses and other dependents of uniformed military personnel. 

February 03 2016 2:52 PM

In response to the opening of combat positions to women, the U.S. Marine Corps is reevaluating its titles and training protocol for entry-level troops. 

January 07 2016 2:31 PM

The Transgender Treatment Team at Tucson's Southern Arizona Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System is now open and ready to serve transgender veterans.

December 17 2015 4:48 PM

The Republican presidential candidate told veterans he prefers 'don't ask, don't tell' and questions 'what woman wants to go out in the front line'?

December 05 2015 6:43 PM

Former Air Force officer Barbara Satin has a wish for November 11.

November 11 2015 5:45 AM

It's time to ask Hillary Clinton whether she's prepared to veto anti-LGBT legislation outright, or if she'd consider 'defensive action,' like she contends DOMA and DADT were for her husband.

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