GLAD and NCLR Applaud States Supporting Transgender Servicemembers

New Jersey Governor Murphy joins the governors of California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington in opposing Trump’s transgender military ban Governor Phil Murphy announced today he will exercise every option available to allow transgender servicemembers to continue serving in the New Jersey Army National Guard. New Jersey joins California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, andContinue reading GLAD and NCLR Applaud States Supporting Transgender Servicemembers

Statement from NCLR and GLAD on D.C. Court of Appeals order granting the government’s motion to dissolve the injunction in Doe v. Trump

The court of appeals granted the government’s request to issue the mandate, which means the injunction is dissolved, and that, at the moment, there is no legal barrier to the government’s intended plan to start enforcing the transgender military ban on April 12.  We are concerned by the serious harms that the imminent enforcement ofContinue reading Statement from NCLR and GLAD on D.C. Court of Appeals order granting the government’s motion to dissolve the injunction in Doe v. Trump

Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Remains Blocked by Injunction

D.C. Federal District Court Judge Confirms Injunction in Doe v. Trump Remains in Place Pending Resolution of Appeals Process Washington, D.C.— D.C. Federal District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly today confirmed that the preliminary injunction she ordered blocking implementation of Trump’s transgender military ban remains in place pending full resolution of the appeals process in the D.C. Circuit CourtContinue reading Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Remains Blocked by Injunction

GLAD, NCLR Statement In Response To DOD Guidelines For Implementing Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Move by Trump Administration Violates Court Orders While Injunction in One Lawsuit Against the Ban Remains in Place Washington, D.C. – GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) released the following statements in response to the Department of Defense’s release today of guidelines for implementing the ban onContinue reading GLAD, NCLR Statement In Response To DOD Guidelines For Implementing Trump’s Transgender Military Ban