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By Amna Nawaz, Matt Loffman
A record number of bills to limit transgender rights have been introduced this year in state legislators across the country, with lawmakers in 28 states considering 93 bills targeting the rights of transgender Americans according to the Human Rights Campaign.
Nearly a week after the Pentagon publicly posted its new recommended policy on transgender troops, the department's chief spokeswoman refused to clarify portions of the memo.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
As of Monday, openly transgender people are allowed to serve in the U.S. military, despite President Donald Trump tweeting last July that he would “not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity.” We take a second look…
By PBS NewsHour
RICHMOND, Va. — A transgender candidate defeated an incumbent Virginia lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she could use. Democrat Danica Roem, a former journalist, is set to make history as the first openly transgender…
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By David Crary and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
A federal judge in Washington on Monday barred President Donald Trump's administration from excluding transgender people from military service.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight transgender individuals. They include service members in the Air Force, Coast Guard and Army, and students in the Naval Academy and the ROTC program at the University of New Haven.
By Corinne Segal
Five transgender troops filed a lawsuit Wednesday against President Donald Trump over his tweets suggesting trans people would not be allowed to serve in the military "in any capacity."…
Many transgender service members feel like they are living in limbo, with some questioning whether they should remain closeted.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an…
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