Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Vets, 19 States, and Others File Briefs Opposing the Trans Military Ban

Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Service Women’s Action Network, NAACP, the Korematsu Center, Military Historians, National Women’s Law Center, 19 States, and Others Go on Record Opposing Trans Military Ban     Washington, D.C.—A wide array of former military leaders, veterans’ and civil rights organizations, women’s groups, military scholars andContinue reading Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Vets, 19 States, and Others File Briefs Opposing the Trans Military Ban

NCLR and GLAD Joint Statement on 7 Years Since the End of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

September 20, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC—Today marks seven years since the U.S. Department of Defense ended Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell—the military policy that prohibited gay, lesbian, and bisexual servicemembers from open service. National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Legal Director Shannon Minter and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Transgender Rights Project Director Jennifer Levi, the attorneysContinue reading NCLR and GLAD Joint Statement on 7 Years Since the End of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Judge Orders Government to Produce Documents Related to Development of Trans Military Ban Implementation Plan

Judge Orders Government to Produce Documents Related to Development of Trans Military Ban Implementation Plan Washington, D.C.—Federal District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly today issued a ruling ordering the Trump administration to disclose information about its decision to ban otherwise qualified transgender troops from military service in Doe v. Trump, GLAD and NCLR’s case challenging the TrumpContinue reading Judge Orders Government to Produce Documents Related to Development of Trans Military Ban Implementation Plan

Judge Rejects Trump’s Attempts to Quash Trans Military Ban Lawsuit and to Dissolve Preliminary Injunction

Judge Rejects Trump’s Attempts to Quash Trans Military Ban Lawsuit and to Dissolve Preliminary Injunction District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly denies Trump administration motions to dismiss Doe v. Trump and to dissolve the preliminary injunction preventing the ban from going into effect WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly today denied the Trump administration’s motion to dismissContinue reading Judge Rejects Trump’s Attempts to Quash Trans Military Ban Lawsuit and to Dissolve Preliminary Injunction