LGBT // The Obama administration officially opens the military to transgendered persons. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-OK, has called on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to postpone the implementation of the policy. http://cvote.it/29dNI5c 2016 // Catholics...Show More Summary
“Effective immediately, transgender Americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced during a Thursday press briefing at the Pentagon. The post Defense Department Lifts Ban on Openly Transgender Service Members appeared first on Rewire.
The Pentagon has ended the ban on transgender people in the military, Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced at a press conference Thursday, the Washington Post reports. According to the Post, the decision to lift the ban comes after a yearlong struggle with senior officials on how exactly the change would be made. The Post […]
Transgender people can now openly serve in the US military, defense secretary Ash Carter announced on Thursday. Carter said the defense department was changing its policies for transgender service members within the next 12 months, starting...Show More Summary
Since December, when Defense Secretary Ash Carter revealed his intent to make all military jobs gender neutral, many discussions have revolved around whether or not the military should look at removing the “man” in their job titles. If women are allowed to serve in positions formerly reserved for a man, should the titles reflect that... Show More Summary
Not paying for transgender soldiers' gender transitions violates the notion that 'all Americans are free and equal,' the secretary of defense said today.
Cultural conservatives have so many things to freak out over these days, we don’t want them to miss this: Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter repealed the Pentagon’s long-held ban on transgender people serving in the military Thursday, ending a year-long process that was bogged down by internal conflict and concerns among senior service officials […]
Transgender people are now allowed to serve in the military, according to a new policy announced by Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday. That means these individuals can go to war and bravely fight for their country without fear...Show More Summary
A Fox News contributor who was suspended last year for calling President Barack Obama a “total pssy” blasted Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday for making what he a called “disgraceful” decision to drop the ban on transgender service members. During a press conference...
The U.S. military is ending its ban on openly serving transgender service members, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a statement on Thursday. Carter said effective immediately, U.S. service members would be able to serve openly and could not be discharged simply on the basis of their gender...
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Thursday that U.S. armed forces will no longer prevent transgender people from serving openly.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that the military's ban on transgender service members has ended "immediately." "Effective immediately, transgender Americans may serve openly," Carter said during a Pentagon press briefing, "and...Show More Summary
Following the news that the U.S. Military would seek to end its ban on transgender service members, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made the move official on Thursday. During a press conference, Carter said, “Effective immediately, transgender Americans may serve openly, and they cannot be discharged or otherwise separated from the military ... More »
After a year of study, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that transgender soldiers would no longer be discharged based solely on their gender identity.
On Thursday Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that the military will no longer discriminate against transgender troops, allowing them to serve openly.
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter moved forward in lifting the Pentagon’s ban despite resistance from high-ranking military officials.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that the military will allow transgender service members to serve openly in all branches of the armed forces. The decision ends the long-standing ban. Read more...
"Transgender Americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender," Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters.
In a historic move, the Pentagon on Thursday lifted its ban on allowing transgender men and women to serve openly in the military. The announcement at the Pentagon by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter follows extensive study by the U.S. military to remove one of the last discriminatory hurdles for...
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is expected to announce today that the Pentagon will be lifting its ban on transgender troops serving openly in the military. JUST IN: @DeptofDefense lifts transgender ban. Active duty trans may serve openly. Medical trtm… Read The post Pentagon Lifts Ban on Open Transgender Service: WATCH LIVE appeared first on Towleroad.