Mattis Says Panel Will Study Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

On Tuesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that he was establishing a panel of experts to “provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the president’s direction.”

Car Drives Through Activists Protesting Transgender Woman’s Death

Three people were hurt, and the driver was arrested. The activists had attended a vigil for a transgender woman who was fatally shot by the police.

Military Transgender Ban to Begin Within 6 Months, Memo Says

President Trump is preparing to give the Defense Department formal authority to dismiss transgender troops, a person familiar with the directive said.

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies Again, Raising Republican Acrimony

By DAVID MONTGOMERY and MANNY FERNANDEZ August 16, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — A bill to restrict which bathroom transgender people can use in public buildings and schools died in the Texas Legislature on Tuesday evening, a rare defeat for social...

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...