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Although the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed, that policy change still leaves transgender members of the military without protection.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.

Kennedy's resolution is nonbinding, but it's one more statement against the ban, and he's also trying to pass a law to block it for good.

February 11 2019 5:53 PM

The legislation would circumvent Trump's ban on transgender service members, which SCOTUS allowed to go into effect.

February 07 2019 2:56 PM

During a meeting with state lawmakers on Tuesday, one of the highest-ranking National Guard officers said they won’t abide by Trump’s ban.

February 07 2019 1:42 PM

And that is that she's just a service member like any other, says Petty Officer Second Class Megan Winters.

February 05 2019 6:11 PM

Their presence is meant as a rebuke to Donald Trump's transgender military ban.

February 04 2019 12:34 PM Updated

The student accused the Trump administration of "manufacturing oppression." 

January 24 2019 3:54 PM

While the Supreme Court has let the trans military ban go into effect, Conner Callahan and his fellow challengers aren't giving up.

January 24 2019 10:44 AM