The Unique Bravery of Transgender Soldiers
Turns out tweets aren’t policy. Pres. Donald Trump seemed to end the U.S. military’s open acceptance of transgender troops on July 26, 2017 when he tweeted out that America would no longer allow said troops to serve in any branch in any capacity. According to Trump, transgender troops cost... Read more
There Are No Excuses for Not Accepting Transgender Troops
For a brief moment, the U.S. military allowed transgender troops to serve openly until Pres. Donald Trump ended the policy citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption.” During that time, America’s armed forces had joined a practice existent in at least 20 countries, including Israel and the bulk of the... Read more
The First Openly Gay U.S. Air Force Academy Commandant
U.S. Air Force colonel Kristin Goodwin will be moving to Colorado Springs to take over the role of commandant of cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Goodwin is currently the senior military adviser to the secretary of the Air Force and on March 14, 2016... Read more
Diplomats Tear Apart Russian Newspaper’s Gay Conspiracy Theory
The Russian government doesn’t like gay people. In 2013, the Kremlin passed a law against what it calls “gay propaganda” — which effectively outlawed pro-gay speech. Russian media outlets have also been waging a propaganda war of their own against gay rights activists. Fortunately, they’re not very good at it. Lawyer... Read more

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