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Bipartisan Effort to Stop Trump’s Military Trans Ban Underway

Bipartisan Effort to Stop Trump’s Military Trans Ban Underway

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democrat, and Maine Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican, introduced a bipartisan amendment to protect transgender service members from President Trump’s plan to ban them from the military. Time reports the amendment introduced Monday would prohibit the Department of Defense from dismissing current transgender service members “solely on the basis of the […]

Mattis Postpones Trump’s Trans Ban Until Study is Completed

Mattis Postpones Trump’s Trans Ban Until Study is Completed

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis late Tuesday announced that transgender troops will be allowed to continue serving in the military pending the results of a study by experts. While this may not be what Trump had envisioned it is important to note that Mathis hasn’t stated opposition to the ban only that he would formulate a […]

US Military Trans Ban might end by May 2016

US Military Trans Ban might end by May 2016

The military in an August 19th memo obtained by USA Today  discloses it is aiming to completely end the discharge of openly transgender troops by May and set up procedures to assist in their transition. The proposed plan would allow troops who need to transition a ‘sabbatical’ then on return to duty they would be able […]