D.C. Circuit Issues Additional Opinions in Doe v. Trump

Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued opinions from two judges in Doe v. Trump following the court’s January 4 unsigned order regarding the nationwide preliminary injunction that has been blocking Trump’s transgender military ban since October, 2017. Jennifer Levi, Transgender Rights Project Director of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) issued the following statement: TheContinue reading D.C. Circuit Issues Additional Opinions in Doe v. Trump

GLAD, NCLR Statements on House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Transgender Military Ban

Attorneys Leading the Legal Fight Against the Ban Applaud Bipartisan Members of 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 hearing on the transgender military ban by the House Armed Services Subcommittee on MilitaryContinue reading GLAD, NCLR Statements on House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Transgender Military Ban

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