Gays in the military

November 14, 2017 - 11:29 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE-SESSIONS Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is having trouble remembering the Trump campaign's discussions about and dealings with Russians in the 2016 election. Sessions denies that he ever lied to Congress about...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 11, 2017 file photo, Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington. A federal court in Washington is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 30, 2017 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday barred President Donald Trump's administration from proceeding with plans to exclude transgender people from military service. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that the transgender service members who had sued over Trump's policy were...
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October 05, 2017 - 12:46 pm
The Justice Department is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's moves to curtail military service by transgender people. The lawsuit was filed in August by the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) on behalf of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo, Capt. Jennifer Peace holds a flag as she stands for a photo near her home in Spanaway, Wash. Peace has been been deployed around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. When an officer suggested she leave the military rather than deal with the fallout of being a transgender soldier, Peace was taken aback. "I couldn't believe he said that. I've been in the military for 11 years. It's everything to me. It's what I do. It's as much a part of me as anything else." (Drew Perine/The News Tribune via AP, File )
August 26, 2017 - 1:18 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that puts them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for civil rights that will promote inequality in the armed forces. President Donald Trump on Friday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo, Capt. Jennifer Peace holds a flag as she stands for a photo near her home in Spanaway, Wash. Peace has been been deployed around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. When an officer suggested she leave the military rather than deal with the fallout of being a transgender soldier, Peace was taken aback. "I couldn't believe he said that. I've been in the military for 11 years. It's everything to me. It's what I do. It's as much a part of me as anything else." (Drew Perine/The News Tribune via AP, File )
August 26, 2017 - 8:42 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that puts them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for civil rights that will promote inequality in the armed forces. President Donald Trump on Friday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo, Capt. Jennifer Peace holds a flag as she stands for a photo near her home in Spanaway, Wash. Peace has been been deployed around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. When an officer suggested she leave the military rather than deal with the fallout of being a transgender soldier, Peace was taken aback. "I couldn't believe he said that. I've been in the military for 11 years. It's everything to me. It's what I do. It's as much a part of me as anything else." (Drew Perine/The News Tribune via AP, File )
August 26, 2017 - 6:00 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that puts them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for civil rights that will promote inequality in the armed forces. President Donald Trump on Friday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo, Capt. Jennifer Peace holds a flag as she stands for a photo near her home in Spanaway, Wash. Peace has been been deployed around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. When an officer suggested she leave the military rather than deal with the fallout of being a transgender soldier, Peace was taken aback. "I couldn't believe he said that. I've been in the military for 11 years. It's everything to me. It's what I do. It's as much a part of me as anything else." (Drew Perine/The News Tribune via AP, File )
August 26, 2017 - 12:41 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that puts them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for civil rights that will promote inequality in the armed forces. President Donald Trump on Friday...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, protestors attend a rally in New York City, to protest President Donald Trump's announcement of a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military. Trump’s tweets declaring transgender individuals unwelcome in his military has plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, seeing off a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
August 04, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, sparking a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. Months after...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, protestors attend a rally in New York City, to protest President Donald Trump's announcement of a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military. Trump’s tweets declaring transgender individuals unwelcome in his military has plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, seeing off a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
August 03, 2017 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, sparking a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. Months after...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, protestors attend a rally in New York City, to protest President Donald Trump's announcement of a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military. Trump’s tweets declaring transgender individuals unwelcome in his military has plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, seeing off a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
August 03, 2017 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, sparking a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. Months after...
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