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The administration is ready to put the ban into effect.

August 25 2017 6:57 PM Updated

Trump tried to make trans people into scapegoats. It's not working.

August 25 2017 11:56 AM

This week in the Resistance, Nintendo fosters LGBT pride and MTV supports transgender military service members.

August 25 2017 5:58 AM

"If you are willing to risk your life for our country and you can do the job, you should be able to serve," says the decorated veteran.

August 24 2017 6:47 PM

The ban on trans service members serves no purpose other than scapegoating and spreading hatred.

August 24 2017 3:04 PM

Mourners who had attended a vigil for slain trans woman Kiwi Herring were marching through St. Louis streets when the driver hit three of them.

August 24 2017 2:20 PM

Reports indicate that a few trans troops will be allowed to keep serving, but most will be out — and that Mike Pence is the ban's champion.

August 23 2017 11:51 PM