LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — UPDATE – June 30, 2016: U.S. Dept. of Defense lifts transgender military ban. From the Department of Defense Media Service: “Transgender service members in the U.S. military can now openly serve their country without… Read More ›
U.S. Defense Secretary Carter: Transgender ban obsolete, orders 6-month study to lift ban
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Declaring the transgender ban obsolete, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter orders a 6-month study to wrap-up details which would presumably end the ban of military service for transgender individuals. This is according to a… Read More ›
Honduran trans woman brutally beaten as military police watch
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Television news video shows a trans woman being kicked, beaten and thrown landing on her head in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The exact date is unclear but it does appear to be a recent… Read More ›
Navy SEALS Team 6 unit member is transgender
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Team 6, the Navy SEALS unit that captured Osama Bin Laden, had a transgender member on the team. Kristin Beck, now retired from the Navy, recently appeared on CNN with Anderson Cooper to talk about… Read More ›
Upcoming trans study says men in military twice as likely to identify as female
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — I’ve no reason to doubt the claim, especially since the researcher’s earlier papers touched on the same topic. However, the study by George Brown has not been released yet, nor do we even have a… Read More ›
President of Brown University goes to bat for transgender individuals!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Brown University Ruth J. Simmons: “We must do all in our power as an institution to carry the message to Congress, the executive branch, and the military establishment that the policy barring transgender individuals from… Read More ›
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, ends, but for many transgender people, its still dicey.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Military rules still consider transgender people unfit to serve causing many to feel bittersweet about the end of DADT. TG people wishing to serve still have to keep their status to themselves. Historically, many trans… Read More ›