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‘Why not me?’ After years denied by the trans military ban, the door finally opens Military service has been a goal of mine for a long time. Quite a few members of my family have served in either the army or the navy. I’ve always had this attitude of: Well, why not me? If there’s […]
Nic Talbott put himself on the frontline of the new coronavirus pandemic – he got a job at his local Walmart in the midwestern US state of Ohio. His first choice was to enlist in the military but, as a transgender man, he was not allowed. Sunday marks the first anniversary of a ban on […]
(Reuters) – A US appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the US Supreme Court has allowed to take effect. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday set aside a […]
(Reuters) – The US Defense Department signed a memo on Tuesday that would enforce limitations on transgender people serving in the military, a policy that has been the subject of court challenges. The policy will take effect on April 12, and will bar most transgender individuals from serving if they require hormone treatments or transition […]
The ban on transgender members of the US military will be put to the test early in the New Year, with Supreme Court decisions expected on two key appeals. Below is an explainer of what is set to happen: Ban on Transgender military personnel President Donald Trump announced in March he would restrict the military […]
Fifty members of the US Senate have sent a letter to the Dept of Defense opposing President Trump’s directive to ban transgender service members from serving in the military. That directive has been blocked by federal courts in four separate cases, including the American Civil Liberties Union’s lawsuit, Stone v. Trump.
Nearly a week after President Donald Trump signed a memorandum banning some transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, Pentagon officials on Thursday refused to answer questions about the policy, except to say they would continue to follow court orders currently blocking the ban. Last Friday, the White House announced Trump had signed the […]