GLAAD celebrates lift of transgender military ban

GLAAD celebrates the end of the discriminatory ban that prevented transgender troops from openly serving in the military.

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American Military Partner Association to celebrate modern military families

This Saturday, the American Military Partner Association is hosting their 2nd Annual National Gala in Washington, DC. This gala is expected to draw up to 400 LGBT service members, military spouses, veterans, and allies from across the country, all celebrating and honoring modern military families.

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Brenda Sue Fulton selected as U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors Chairwoman

Yesterday, Brenda Sue Fulton became the first woman and first lesbian chair of the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors.

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US Defense Secretary open to trans people in the military

Ashton Carter US Defense Secretary said on Sunday that transgender people should not be precluded from military service based on their gender identity.

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Local Missouri paper resists, then relents covering local Pride events

Yesterday, the Pulaski County Daily News caused a local stir when responding to a local's inquiry about a Pride Luncheon at Ft. Leonard Wood, a U.S. Army base in southern Missouri. The response was a rant from the paper's owner and one of the journalists, Darrell Maurina.

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Snapshots: So-called "ex-gay" therapy, NYC Pride, Modern Family, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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MSNBC talks to transgender military members to discuss transgender military service

MSNBC talked to U.S. Navy veteran Landon Wilson, who was discharged because of the ban on transgender service in the military, and Fiona Dawson, host of “Transmilitary” about transgender service members.

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Pentagon weighs providing Chelsea Manning with transition-related healthcare; how this is reported is important

Private Chelsea Manning made recent headlines for her request for hormone treatment and the fact that the Pentagon is considering moving Manning to another facility for treatment.

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