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Although the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed, that policy change still leaves transgender members of the military without protection.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

The LGBT military organization is facing a big fight — one it's determined to win.

September 22 2017 5:36 AM

Attorney Jennifer Levi, who's suing the president on behalf of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, on why she's confident Trump will lose.

September 19 2017 6:14 AM

The Republican senator sticks his neck out for transgender service members, but it may not be enough to stopTrump's cruel order.

September 16 2017 3:57 PM

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Collins will try to block the ban through an amendment to the defense spending bill.

September 11 2017 8:33 PM

"Trump has attacked American heroes," says executive director Rick Zbur.

September 05 2017 9:06 PM

A crazy, evil man is in the White House, but columnist Amanda Kerri has a helpful tip for how to keep on keepin' on. 

August 31 2017 5:02 AM

Defense Secretary James Mattis today said a panel will study how best to address trans service, and nothing will change until the study is done.

August 29 2017 9:36 PM