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Although the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed, that policy change still leaves transgender members of the military without protection.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 federal judge's order has the potential to further embarrass the administration.

March 22 2018 4:06 PM

The ad features a bipartisan group of leaders denouncing the ban.

March 01 2018 2:34 PM

The message makes clear how many prominent lawmakers and military leaders oppose the hastily announced ban.

February 26 2018 2:08 PM

But will the administration keep in mind that courts have taken a dim view of banning transgender troops?

February 20 2018 4:22 PM

A Justice Department lawyer says the administration doesn't have to reveal certain details about the decision on the ban, but a judge says not so fast.

February 16 2018 3:50 PM

With Trump's ban blocked by courts, he'll come up with an alternative, with input from the Defense Department.

February 07 2018 8:39 PM

An RNC resolution, approved today, calls transgender identity “a disqualifying psychological and physical” condition.

February 02 2018 7:19 PM