Time Is Running Out on Texas Bathroom Bill

By DAVID MONTGOMERY August 8, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — With little more than a week left in Texas’ 30-day special legislative session, a barrage of corporate advertising and activism is threatening to sink legislation restricting transgender bathroom...

Transgender African-Americans’ Open Wound: ‘We’re Considered a Joke’

By JOHN ELIGON August 6, 2017 When Elle Hearns watched the video clip someone had sent to her on social media, it really stung. It featured a black comedian, Lil Duval, on “The Breakfast Club,” a popular New York City-based morning radio show...

Trump Cites Familiar Argument in Ban on Transgender Troops

Years of study have not produced much evidence to support President Trump’s claims that transgender members make it harder for the military to focus on “decisive and overwhelming victory.”

Police Say They Welcome Transgender Recruits Even if Trump Doesn’t

A week after the president said he would bar transgender military personnel, officials in Texas, Ohio, Colorado and elsewhere are responding with invitations.

Coast Guard Still Supports Transgender Troops, Commandant Says

Adm. Paul Zukunft said he remained committed to “our people right now,” despite President Trump’s statement that transgender people were not welcome in the military.