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Although the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed, that policy change still leaves transgender members of the military without protection.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

But British commentator Piers Morgan notes that costs are "miniscule" compared to Viagra bills for the U.S. military.

June 05 2019 9:12 AM

Governors of five western states say they'll defy Donald Trump's transgender military ban.

April 24 2019 5:30 AM

Map Pesqueira, a trans cadet in the AROTC, has now launched a GoFundMe to pay for his education.

April 16 2019 5:30 PM

Many public figures tweeted their outrage as the discriminatory ban went into effect.

April 12 2019 3:12 PM

There is no rationale for the president's cruelty, except being cruel.

April 12 2019 6:30 AM

An active duty soldier in the U.S Army may be fired today. He shares with us how his life is now forever changed — whatever the outcome. 

April 12 2019 5:31 AM

As the president's ban takes effect, an openly trans service member shares his thoughts on being one of the few trans people still serving. 

April 12 2019 4:33 AM