News: Transgender Military

Dominic Holden (January 4, 2018). This Man Was Just Told He Can’t Enlist In The Military Because He’s Transgender. (Archive)

Julie Moreau (January 2, 2018). Advocates celebrate ‘huge win’ against Trump’s transgender military ban. (Archive)

Associated Press (AP). (December 21, 2017). US appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban. (Archive)

Courtney Kube, Brooke Sopelsa (December 20, 2017). Pentagon: Transgender people can join military based on their ‘preferred’ sex. (Archive)

Travis J. Tritten (December 18, 2017). The Pentagon’s claim that it needs to train 23,000 personnel to accept transgender recruits is ‘suspicious,’ former military surgeons general say. (Archive)

Chris Johnson (December 11, 2017). Third court rules against Trump’s transgender military ban. (Archive)

Leo Shane III (October 23, 2017). Troops support Trump’s transgender policies. (Archive)

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press (October 16, 2017). 15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban. (Archive)

Admin (October 15, 2017). Andrew Hastie calls for army to stop funding gender reassignment. (Archive)

Lydia Wheeler (October 13, 2017). Lawmakers offer House bill to block transgender troop ban. (Archive)

Staff Writers (October 12, 2017). Australian Defence Force personnel sex-changes cost taxpayers more than $1m. (Archive = Unavailable)

Emily Pidgeon (October 11, 2017). Revealed: The Australian Army has spent more than $1million paying for 17 soldiers to have sex-change surgery. (Archive)

Samantha Michaels (October 10, 2017). Democrats Want Proof That Trump Consulted With Military Leaders on Transgender Ban. (Archive)

Dominic Holden (October 5, 2017). Trump Just Asked A Court To Dismiss A Lawsuit Against His Transgender Military Ban. (Archive)

Karen Ocamb (October 2, 2017). Equality California, NCLR, GLAD file for emergency relief against Trump’s transgender military ban. (Archive)

Wesley Morgan (September 26, 2017). Top general says transgender troops can serve, warns on readiness. (Archive)

Jess Jones (September 25, 2017). First Non-binary Recruits Accepted Into Australian Defence Force. (Archive)

Kelsey Munro (September 22, 2017). Is the ADF winding back on protections for ‘Cadet X’ and other non-binary personnel?. (Archive)

Harley Dennett (September 22, 2017). Defence walks away from X-inclusive gender diversity. (Archive)

Joe Kelly (September 22, 2017). Cadet X Clears A Path For Gender-neutral Aussie Soldiers. (Archive)

Terri Moon Cronk (September 18, 2017). Secretary Mattis Issues Interim Guidance on Transgender Personnel Service. (Archive)

Kimberly Dozier (September 15, 2017). Transgender Troops Can Serve Until at Least February. (Archive)

Chris Johnson (September 12, 2017). Trump admin comes out against amendment protecting trans troops. (Archive)

Chris Johnson (September 8, 2017). Lawmakers planning ways to block Trump’s trans military ban. (Archive)

Tom Philpott (September 7, 2017). Fight over transgender ban pits extensive research against Trump’s ‘judgment call’. (Archive)

Karen Ocamb (September 4, 2017). Equality California filing suit to stop the transgender military service ban. (Archive)

Pete Williams, Hans Nichols, Marianna Sotomayor (August 31, 2017). Former Military Service Secretaries Join Lawsuit Opposing Trump Transgender Ban. (Archive)

Helene Cooper (August 29, 2017). Mattis Says Panel Will Study Trump’s Transgender Military Ban. (Archive)

Lydia Wheeler (August 27, 2017). ACLU sues Trump over transgender ban. (Archive)

Ellen Mitchell (August 27, 2017). Battle begins over implementing Trump’s transgender ban. (Archive)

Jeremy Diamond (August 25, 2017). Trump signs directive banning transgender military recruits. (Archive)

Ali Vitali (August 25, 2017). Trump Halts Pentagon Payments for Transgender Surgery. (Archive)

Elizabeth Harrington (August 24, 2017). Average Transgender Soldier Unable to Deploy for 238 Days. (Archive)

Gordon Lubold (August 23, 2017). Trump administration to set rules for military transgender ban. (Archive)

Diana Tourjeeand, Lindsay Schrupp (August 18, 2017). Trans Surgical Care in Military Is on Hold, Leaked Emails Say. (Archive = Unavailable)

Eriq Gardner (August 18, 2017). Donald Trump’s Military Transgender Ban Comes Up in Richard Simmons Lawsuit. (Archive)

Charlotte McDonald (August 17, 2017). Reality Check: Are 15,000 transgender people serving in the US military?. (Archive)

James Hasson (August 15, 2017). No, The Military Is Not Defying Trump On Transgender Ban—There Is No Ban. (Archive)

Dan Lamothe (August 14, 2017). Mattis leaves door open to some transgender military service, says Pentagon is still studying issue. (Archive)

Barbara Starr, Ryan Browne, Michael Callahan, CNN (August 14, 2017). Mattis suggests transgender military members may continue to serve. (Archive)

Ed Hiner (August 14, 2017). Column No right to serve: An opinion on Trump’s transgender ban for the military. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (August 11, 2017). Navy secretary on transgender troops: ‘Any patriot’ should be allowed to serve. (Archive)

Negassi Tesfamichael (August 10, 2017). Trump: ‘I’m doing the military a great favor’ by banning transgender troops. (Archive)

Richard Sisk (August 9, 2017). Advocates Sue Over Trump’s Transgender Troop Ban. (Archive)

Robert Barnes (August 9, 2017). Active-duty military members sue Trump over transgender ban. (Archive)

Mark Joseph Stern (August 9, 2017). Why the First Lawsuit Against Trump’s Trans Troops Ban Is So Ingenious. (Archive)

Lesley Wexler (August 8, 2017). Reason in the Time of Trump’s Transgender Tweet: The Military Benefits of Fortifying Pro-Dignity and Anti-Discrimination Norms. (Archive)

Jamie Shupe (August 7, 2017). I Was a Transgender Soldier. Gender Dysphoria Poses Real Problems for the Military.. (Archive)

Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. (August 5, 2017). Military Archbishop Defends Trump Ban On Transgender Soldiers. (Archive)

Amanda Holpuch (August 5, 2017). Civil rights groups to sue over Trump’s plan for transgender military ban. (Archive)

Karen Ocamb (August 5, 2017). Sec of Defense Mattis’ memo: ‘Do the right thing’ after White House OKs trans military ban. (Archive)

Karen Ocamb (August 4, 2017). Trump’s Trans Military Ban Now Policy. (Archive)

Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press (August 4, 2017). Trump’s transgender ban tweets prompt talks with Pentagon lawyers. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (August 4, 2017). Dems to Mattis: Don’t comply with Trump’s ‘unconstitutional’ transgender ban. (Archive)

Austin Ruse (August 4, 2017). Austin Ruse: Trans in Military Is Based on Fake Science. (Archive)

Lolita C. Baldor (August 3, 2017). Military scrambles for transgender policy after Trump tweets. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel, Ellen Mitchell (July 30, 2017). Trump transgender decision rattles Pentagon. (Archive)

Bonnie Tsui (July 30, 2017). Op-Ed Long before transgender was a word, women posed as men to serve in the army. (Archive)

Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press (July 29, 2017). 19 attorneys general seek military transgender protections. (Archive)

Joe Concha (July 28, 2017). White House aide on transgender ban: ‘Military is not a microcosm of civilian society’. (Archive)

Mark Joseph Stern (July 28, 2017). The Navy Doctor Who Pushed for Trans Troops to Serve Openly Pushes Back on Trump’s Ban. (Archive)

lizabeth Harrington (July 30, 2017). Transgender Surgeries Would Cost Pentagon $1.3 Billion. (Archive)

Steve Inskeep (July 27, 2017). Legal Questions Over Trump’s Ban Of Transgender People In The Military. (Archive)

Meghan Keneally (July 27, 2017). What we know – and don’t know – about the transgender military ban. (Archive)

W.J. Hennigan (July 27, 2017). Top U.S. general says Pentagon will not change policy on transgender troops until White House acts. (Archive)

Laurel Wamsley (July 26, 2017). Trump Says Transgender People Can’t Serve In Military. (Archive)

Justen Charters (July 26, 2017). Trump Sparks Meltdown After Announcing Transgender Military Ban. We Asked 6 Veterans to Respond. (Archive)

Liz Stark (July 26, 2017). Hartzler: Transgender service members ‘costly’ to military. (Archive)

The Associated Press (July 26, 2017). The Latest: White House won’t say fate of transgender troops. (Archive)

Noa Yadidi, Grace Hauck (July 26, 2017). McCain criticizes ‘unclear’ Trump policy on transgender military ban. (Archive)

Phil Stewart, Doina Chiacu (July 26, 2017). Trump says transgender people will be banned from U.S. military. (Archive)

Adam Edelman (July 26, 2017). Trump Bans Transgender People Serving in the Military. (Archive)

Solange Reyner (July 25, 2017). Report: Pence Pushing to Stop Military-Funded Gender Surgery. (Archive)

Tom Vanden Brook (July 25, 2017). Accept transgender troops, allow them medical treatment, Adm. Mike Mullen tells Congress. (Archive)

The Associated Press (July 21, 2017). Member of elite Navy unit has come out as transgender. (Archive)

Chris Rodda (July 21, 2017). The Glaring Double Standards Of The Air Force’s Most Homophobic, ‘Bible-Believing’ Chaplain. (Archive)

Rachael Bade (July 20, 2017). House Republicans try to revive ban on Pentagon transgender surgeries. (Archive)

Hope Hodge Seck (July 19, 2017). Navy Has First Female Applicants for SEAL Officer, Special Boat Units. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (July 19, 2017). LGBT group defends general after transgender comments. (Archive)

The Palm Center (July 19, 2017). Palm Center counters claims made to Armed Services Committee on transgender service. (Archive)

Leo Shane III (July 18, 2017). Top general blames unclear science for transgender troops delay. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (July 18, 2017). Top general: Transgender delay due to ‘disagreement on the science’. (Archive)

Max Greenwood (July 14, 2017). Steve King compares military pay for gender transition to Ottoman’s castrating slaves. (Archive)

Alex Daugherty, Vera Bergengruen (July 13, 2017). Republicans fail in last-ditch push to ban medical treatments for transgender troops. (Archive)

The Associated Press (July 13, 2017). The Latest: House Rejects Transgender Ban Measure for Troops. (Archive)

Richard Lardner, The Associated Press (July 13, 2017). House to consider ban on transgender surgery for US troops. (Archive)

Chris Johnson (July 13, 2017). Paul Ryan supports Hartzler anti-transgender military amendment. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (July 13, 2017). House panel advances amendment blocking Pentagon funding for gender transition. (Archive)

David Badash (July 13, 2017). House GOP Fast-Tracks Legislation Banning US Military Funding of Medically Necessary Transgender Health Care. (Archive)

Chris Johnson (July 12, 2017). House to vote on barring transgender health care in U.S. military. (Archive)

Lawryn Fraley (July 12, 2017). Iowa Rep. wants to strip military funding for transgender service members. (Archive)

Editorial Board (July 11, 2017). The Pentagon sends a dispiriting message to its transgender troops. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (July 8, 2017). GOP lawmaker seeks to ban Pentagon funding for gender transition. (Archive)

Neil Munro (July 7, 2017). Transgender Men in Women’s Showers Must Get ‘Dignity and Respect,’ Says U.S. Army. (Archive)

Nathaniel Frank (July 5, 2017). We May Be One Step Away From a “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy for Trans Troops. (Archive)

Fr. Mark Hodges (July 5, 2017). Trump administration delays Obama policy allowing transgenders to enlist in military. (Archive)

Sabrina Eaton (July 5, 2017). Transgender military enlistment delay outrages Democrats including Rep. Tim Ryan. (Archive)

Web Staff (July 3, 2017). Vermont Attorney General Files Brief in Support of Transgender Veterans’ Health Care. (Archive)

Scott Maucione (July 3, 2017). DoD reconsidering two inclusive recruiting programs. (Archive)

Tom Porter (July 1, 2017). What Is Behind U.S. Military Decision to Delay the Induction of Transgender Recruits?. (Archive)

Jacqueline E. Whitt (June 8, 2017). Sex, Gender, & The Transformation Of The Military’s Cultural Conversation. (Archive)

PRNewswire-USNewswire (June 30, 2017). Family Research Council Statement on Pentagon Decision Delaying Transgender Mandate. (Archive)

Dan Lamothe (June 30, 2017). On eve of deadline, Pentagon delays plan to allow transgender recruits by 6 months. (Archive)

Phil Helsel (July 1, 2017). Pentagon Approves 6-Month Delay in Transgender Enlistments. (Archive)

Lolita C. Baldor,The Associated Press (June 30, 2017). APNewsBreak: DoD delays transgender enlistments by 6 months. (Archive)

Mary Emily O’Hara (June 30, 2017). Out Transgender Troops Have Served for a Year — but New Recruits on Ice. (Archive)

Melissa Quinn (June 30, 2017). Democrats ask Jim Mattis to move forward with plan for transgender enlistment. (Archive)

Vicky Hartzler (June 29, 2017). Hartzler Statement on NDAA Amendment to Reverse Obama Transgender Policy. (Archive)

Chris Johnson (June 29, 2017). GOP lawmakers rail in committee against trans military service. (Archive)

Rowan Scarborough (June 29, 2017). House Republicans aim to repeal Obama-era policy on transgender troops. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (June 28, 2017). Republicans leave transgender policy in place for now. (Archive)

Press Release (June 28, 2017). AG Ferguson Files Brief Supporting Transgender Veterans’ Health Access. (Archive)

Sonny Hernandez (June 26, 2017). Christian soldier says Army forced him to go to transgender training. (Archive)

Elaine Donnelly (June 25, 2017). Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to strengthen military. (Archive)

Lolita C. Baldor (June 23, 2017). APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold. (Archive)

Travis J. Tritten (June 19, 2017). Service chiefs are raising issues with transgender recruitment, general says. (Archive)

Meghann Myers (June 17, 2017). Amid uncertainty about transgender policy, Army continues rolling out training to soldiers. (Archive)

Todd Starnes (June 16, 2017). Army’s transgender policy includes guidelines on male pregnancies. (Archive)

Stoyan Zaimov (June 16, 2017). FRC Warns Female Soldiers ‘Expect Men in Your Showers’ After Transgender Training. (Archive)

Susannah Rodrigue (June 15, 2017). The Tenuous Future of Transgender Troops. (Archive)

Tom Vanden Brook (June 13, 2017). Army orders soldiers to undergo training to accept transgender troops. (Archive)

Navy Rear Adm. Michael Smith (ret.), Coast Guard Rear Adm. Alan M. Steinman (ret.) (June 13, 2017). Opinion: Transgender policy delay would mean return of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’. (Archive)

Tom Vanden Brook (June 8, 2017). Services facing July 1 deadline ask for more time to develop transgender policy. (Archive)

Rebecca Kheel (June 7, 2017). Retired generals to Mattis: Don’t delay accepting transgender recruits. (Archive)

Jeanette Steele (June 6, 2017). Conservatives push Pentagon to block acceptance of transgender recruits. (Archive)

Andrew deGrandpre, David Larter (June 1, 2017). The military is building a case to block transgender applicants — at least for now. (Archive)

Lance Benzel (May 31, 2017). Transgender Air Force Academy graduate denied commission while Pentagon reviews guidelines. (Archive)

Pauline Anderson (May 30, 2017). Transgender Troops: Battles and Victories. (Archive) (Archive) (Archive)

Tom Vanden Brook (May 21, 2017). Services required to report plans to accept new transgender troops. (Archive)

Andrew deGrandpre, Meghann Myers, Stephen Losey (May 17, 2017). Jim Mattis faces a difficult decision on the military’s transgender policy. (Archive)

Tom Vanden Brook (May 10, 2017). Transgender cadets at military academies can graduate but not serve. (Archive)

Kim Eckart (April 24, 2017). Military service boosts resilience, well-being among transgender veterans. (Archive)

Haw (April 14, 2017). IG has resources to assist w/transgender issues. (Archive)

Mike Blanchfield (April 11, 2017). Israeli transgender officer stresses education, tolerance to Canadian Forces. (Archive)

Amanda Terkel (April 7, 2017). Trump’s Expected Pick To Lead The Army Believes Being Transgender Is A Disease. (Archive)

Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Juarawee Kittisilpa (April 6, 2017). Nightmare Looms for Transgender Thais at Army Draft. (Archive)

Julie Compton (April 5, 2017). Israel’s First Openly Transgender Soldier Paves the Way for Others. (Archive)

Nick York, Rachel Bishop (April 4, 2017). Transgender Thai ‘ladyboys’ cause a stir after turning up for Army conscription wearing skirts and make-up. (Archive)

J. Adrian Stanley (March 15, 2017). Colorado’s mixed report on transgender issues. (Archive)

Andrew M. Seaman (March 15, 2017). U.S. military MDs not prepared to care for trans patients. (Archive)

Corinne Segal (March 13, 2017). Are military doctors trained to treat trans patients?. (Archive)

Jamie L. Henry (March 13, 2017). A Transgender Military Internist’s Perspective on Readiness for Treating Patients With Gender Dysphoria. (Archive)

Natasha A. Schvey, Ian Blubaugh, Alexandria Morettini (March 13, 2017). Military Family Physicians’ Readiness for Treating Patients With Gender Dysphoria. (Archive)

Hope Hodge Seck (November 7, 2016). Navy: No Exceptions to Fitness Standards for Transgender Sailors. (Archive)

Stephen Losey (October 16, 2016). Air Force releases guidance on transgender airmen. (Archive)