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Jennifer Bendery

Transgender Veterans Hope New Defense Secretary Will Ease With Bureaucratic Snafu

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made a splash last week by saying he's "very open-minded" about transgender people serving in the U.S. m...

Victory for Transgender Veterans

D'Arcy Kemnitz | Posted 03.30.2015 | Gay Voices
D'Arcy Kemnitz

In 2012, during a panel on transgender military issues convened by my organization, The LGBT Bar, HuffingtonPost reporter Jennifer Bendery asked the legal experts we had convened for the day a simple, but important, question: If they could make one change for transgender veterans, what would it be? The answer was clear.

Our Quietest Advocate? 3 Pro-LGBT Actions From The Military That You Don't Know About

Katie Miller | Posted 01.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Katie Miller

Staying true to its nonpartisan roots, or at least attempting not to appear overtly pro-LGBT, the military has developed quite a portfolio of not-well-publicized socially progressive initiatives under the Obama administration. Here are a few things they've been up to under the gaydar.

Jennifer Bendery

Transgender Veterans Awkward ID Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't too many transgender U.S. military veterans. Advocacy groups estimate the number may be somewhere around 300,000 out of the...