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In Historic Move, Pentagon Lifts Ban On Transgender Troops

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is lifting its ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. armed forces, effective immediately, Defense Secretary Ash Car...

Health Care Costs For Transgender Troops 'Too Low To Matter,' Study Says

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It wouldn't cost much for the Department of Defense to cover the health care needs of transgender troops, according to a new analysis pu...

Jennifer Bendery

The Army Just Made It A Little Easier For Transgender Troops To Serve | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sign that the U.S. Defense Department may be inching closer to lifting its ban on transgender troops, the Army announced Friday tha...

Lila Shapiro

A Year After DADT Repeal, Some Service Members Must Still Hide | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," and to honor the occasion, President Obama tweeted "All Americans c...