Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Protect Transgender Service Members from Trump-Pence Ban

Attorneys at Center of Legal Fight Against the Ban Applaud Congress for Standing by Transgender Troops Washington, D.C. — GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) released the following statements on today’s introduction of legislation in both houses of Congress to protect our military’s transgender service members: “TheContinue reading Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Protect Transgender Service Members from Trump-Pence Ban

Transgender Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask the Supreme Court to Deny the Trump Administration’s Premature Request for Review

“The Trump administration has demonstrated no urgency that would justify leapfrogging the normal appellate process, and the military’s own account shows no problems that need to be addressed,” said NCLR Legal Director Shannon Minter Washington, DC—Transgender service members challenging Trump’s military ban today filed briefs opposing the administration’s request that the Supreme Court hear theContinue reading Transgender Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask the Supreme Court to Deny the Trump Administration’s Premature Request for Review

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Allow Implementation of the Transgender Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Samuel Garrrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770 Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Implement the Transgender Military Ban—Even Though Four Federal Courts Have Blocked It Attempting to leap frog the ordinaryContinue reading Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Allow Implementation of the Transgender Military Ban

13 Powerful Briefs Filed in Opposition to the Transgender Military Ban

Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Service Women’s Action Network, the Korematsu Center, Military Historians, National Women’s Law Center, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., 19 States, and More Go on the Record Opposing the Transgender Military Ban   The briefs, described below,  were filed at theContinue reading 13 Powerful Briefs Filed in Opposition to the Transgender Military Ban