Aug 15, 2017

Transgender U.S. military ban not a done deal, Mattis hints

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis suggested Monday that a ban announced by President Donald Trump on transgender people serving in the U.S. military may not be a done deal. In a series of tweets, Trump last month upended an Obama-era policy of more than a year ...

Jul 26, 2017

Trump bars transgender individuals from U.S. armed forces

U.S. President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption." Trump's announcement Wednesday morning on Twitter did not say what would happen to transgender people already in the military. The president tweeted that after ...