Defense bill will now head to Conference Committee, but Speier Amendment could be removed from final version
Lawmakers ask governor to allow transgender people to serve in the Massachusetts National Guard
Under the new legal standard being applied, the government will have the burden of justifying the ban's existence
The U.S. Department of Defense has announced its intention to begin moving forward with implementing the Trump administration’s plan to bar most transgender individuals from...
Two judges on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued divergent concurring opinions regarding a preliminary injunction that is currently blocking the Trump administration from...
A federal judge in Maryland has lifted the last remaining injunction preventing the Trump administration from implementing its preferred policy barring most transgender military personnel...
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Defense should be allowed to ban certain transgender people...
Advocates call decision "a devastating slap in the face to transgender service members"
Several transgender service members are asking the Supreme Court to reject a request from the Trump administration to rule on several challenges to a Trump-proposed...
Federal judges have previously ruled plaintiffs have a likelihood of success in arguing ban is unconstitutional
A number of former military officers, veterans’ and civil rights organizations, women’s groups, military scholars and historians, and states have filed briefs supporting efforts to...
Lawyers for anonymous transgender troops argue their clients will be harmed if the ban is allowed to be implemented
Judge's decision coincides with 7-year anniversary of end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Bill's passage marks the first pro-LGBTQ rights victory in a state legislature since 2016
Plaintiffs in Stockman v. Trump ask to keep in place an order preventing the Trump administration from instituting a ban