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Reuters poll: Majority of Americans support transgender military service - Metro Weekly;

Reuters poll: Majority of Americans support transgender military service - Metro Weekly

Metro WeeklyReuters poll: Majority of Americans support transgender military serviceMetro WeeklyA recent Reuters/Ipsos poll found that a majority of Americans believe transgender individuals should be allowed to serve in the military. According to the poll, conducted from July 26-28, 58% of Americans support openly trans servicemembers. Twenty ...and more »

Stepping up war on transgender Americans, Trump opposes military service - TimesLedger;

Stepping up war on transgender Americans, Trump opposes military service - TimesLedger

TimesLedgerStepping up war on transgender Americans, Trump opposes military serviceTimesLedgerIn a rapid-fire series of three tweets this morning, President Donald Trump announced his intention to bar transgender Americans from serving openly in the military. At about 9 a.m., tweeting on his personal account @realDonaldTrump, the president ...and more »

Pentagon still awaiting WH direction on transgender policy change - Local 10;

Pentagon still awaiting WH direction on transgender policy change - Local 10

Local 10Pentagon still awaiting WH direction on transgender policy changeLocal 10(CNN) - Nearly a week after President Donald Trump wrote a tweet that appeared to reinstate a ban on transgender service members, the US military is still awaiting formal direction from the White House regarding any potential policy changes, a ...and more »

Transgender US Soldier Felt 'Fired' by Trump's Tweet - U.S. News & World Report;

Transgender US Soldier Felt 'Fired' by Trump's Tweet - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportTransgender US Soldier Felt 'Fired' by Trump's TweetU.S. News & World ReportTransgender soldier felt 'fired' by Trump tweet, life put in limbo as she transitions to woman. July 31, 2017, at 4:33 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Transgender US Soldier Felt 'Fired' by Trump's Tweet ...and more »

Rick Perry, who wanted to ban gays from the military, thrilled with transgender ban - PinkNews;

Rick Perry, who wanted to ban gays from the military, thrilled with transgender ban - PinkNews

PinkNewsRick Perry, who wanted to ban gays from the military, thrilled with transgender banPinkNewsDonald Trump's Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who is most famous for attacking gay people serving in the military, is an unsurprising supporter of banning transgender people serving in the military. Perry, the former Governor of Texas, is well-known for ...and more »

Pentagon appears to confirm Trump lied about consulting generals on bigoted ban - Shareblue Media;

Pentagon appears to confirm Trump lied about consulting generals on bigoted ban - Shareblue Media

Shareblue MediaPentagon appears to confirm Trump lied about consulting generals on bigoted banShareblue MediaNo one knows which "generals" Donald Trump conferred with about his new ban on transgender troops — not even the Pentagon itself. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). Either Donald Trump has his own personal military, or he's a liar. When Trump announced ...and more »

Rick Perry Backs Trump On Transgender Ban: 'I Totally Support The President' - TPM;

Rick Perry Backs Trump On Transgender Ban: 'I Totally Support The President' - TPM

TPMRick Perry Backs Trump On Transgender Ban: 'I Totally Support The President'TPMDepartment of Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he stands behind President Donald Trump's haphazard Twitter announcement last Wednesday that transgender individuals would not be allowed to serve in the military “in any capacity.” “I totally support the ...and more »

Danny Morrison: We may not understand transgenderism, but we need to - The Bakersfield Californian;

Danny Morrison: We may not understand transgenderism, but we need to - The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield CalifornianDanny Morrison: We may not understand transgenderism, but we need toThe Bakersfield CalifornianI don't understand how a man that has the same biological "equipment" as another human being could be interested in him intimately. I also don't understand how a young girl that is born as a female inside and out could inherently feel as though she was ...and more »

Mattis learns to play politics and navigate Capitol Hill - WDIV Detroit;

Mattis learns to play politics and navigate Capitol Hill - WDIV Detroit

WDIV DetroitMattis learns to play politics and navigate Capitol HillWDIV Detroit(CNN) - Defense Secretary James Mattis is learning to jump in the political ring on Capitol Hill. The retired four-star Marine general was confirmed as President Donald Trump's Pentagon chief to great fanfare among Republicans, but many congressional ...and more »

Pentagon, White House discussing transgender ban - The Hill;

Pentagon, White House discussing transgender ban - The Hill

The HillPentagon, White House discussing transgender banThe HillThe White House has reached out to the Pentagon to begin drafting official guidance to ban transgender people from serving in the military, a Department of Defense (DOD) spokesman confirmed. “We have conversations back and forth all the time with the ...and more »

Opinion: Trump's ban on transgender people in military contradicts his campaign message - Bucks County Courier Times

Opinion: Trump's ban on transgender people in military contradicts his campaign messageBucks County Courier TimesWhen I returned home after a week of camp, I was greeted with the news that President Trump had announced on Twitter he was banning transgender citizens from being in the military. I was shocked and sickened by this news. The transgender community ...and more »

Pentagon still awaiting White House guidance on transgender military ban - ABC News

Pentagon still awaiting White House guidance on transgender military banABC NewsThe Pentagon still has not received guidance from the White House since President Trump tweeted that transgender individuals may not serve in the U.S. military, the Pentagon confirmed Monday. Effect of US military ban on transgender troops remains to ...and more »

Opinion: Trump's ban on transgender people in military is lazy, unpatriotic and ignorant - Bucks County Courier Times;

Opinion: Trump's ban on transgender people in military is lazy, unpatriotic and ignorant - Bucks County Courier Times

Bucks County Courier TimesOpinion: Trump's ban on transgender people in military is lazy, unpatriotic and ignorantBucks County Courier TimesProtesters in San Francisco last Wednesday listen to speakers at a demonstration against President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops in the military. The rally took place at a plaza named for San Francisco gay-rights icon Harvey Milk. Olga R.and more »

Trump transgender military ban: Jennifer's story - euronews;

Trump transgender military ban: Jennifer's story - euronews

euronewsTrump transgender military ban: Jennifer's storyeuronewsThat was the reaction from one US Army Captain to President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender individuals from military service. Just months ago, Jennifer Sims e-mailed over 200 fellow troops who knew her as Captain Jonathan Sims, to tell them ...and more »

Transgender activist, Gina Denham, slams Trump's military ban - Echo;

Transgender activist, Gina Denham, slams Trump's military ban - Echo

EchoTransgender activist, Gina Denham, slams Trump's military banEchoA transgender rights activist has blasted Donald Trump's recent decision to ban trans people from being in the US military. Gina Denham, who is the chair of the Transpire Transgender Support Network in Southend, spoke of how she almost “fell off her ...and more »

Trump's Trans Troops Ban Would Require a Cruel and Exorbitantly Expensive Witch Hunt - Slate Magazine (blog);

Trump's Trans Troops Ban Would Require a Cruel and Exorbitantly Expensive Witch Hunt - Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)Trump's Trans Troops Ban Would Require a Cruel and Exorbitantly Expensive Witch HuntSlate Magazine (blog)How should Americans, the Pentagon, and the more than 2 million active duty and reserve service members interpret President Donald Trump's order to purge the military of its transgender soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines? Particularly when this ...and more »

Musicians Respond to Trump's Ban on Transgender Military Personnel - Noiseporn;

Musicians Respond to Trump's Ban on Transgender Military Personnel - Noiseporn

NoisepornMusicians Respond to Trump's Ban on Transgender Military PersonnelNoisepornMusic, particularly pop, has always acted as a sort of unofficial haven for the designated “other” of a given decade. Stars like Madonna, Cher, and Diana Ross became LGBTQ+ icons in their day—their songs, while certainly popular with the supposed ...and more »

Ivanka learned about her dad's transgender military ban just like the rest of us — on Twitter - Mashable;

Ivanka learned about her dad's transgender military ban just like the rest of us — on Twitter - Mashable

MashableIvanka learned about her dad's transgender military ban just like the rest of us — on TwitterMashableIvanka Trump may share the president's blood and hold a position in the White House, but when it comes to learning about her father's impromptu announcements, she finds out same way as the rest of the world: Twitter. In fact, according to Politico ...and more »

Minnesota working to clean up the state's water - Modesto Bee

Minnesota working to clean up the state's waterModesto BeeMinnesota Public Radio reports that 40 percent of the state's lakes and streams are polluted and many are unsafe for recreational activities. Current cleanup efforts predict water quality improvements of between 6 to 8 percent by 2034. Gov. Mark Dayton ...and more »

Ivanka Trump reportedly learned of the transgender ban when Trump tweeted about it - Business Insider;

Ivanka Trump reportedly learned of the transgender ban when Trump tweeted about it - Business Insider

Business InsiderIvanka Trump reportedly learned of the transgender ban when Trump tweeted about itBusiness InsiderIvanka Trump found out about her father's transgender ban in a notification on her phone. Sean Gallup/Getty Images. Ivanka Trump apparently had no idea that her father, President Donald Trump, was planning on announcing a ban on transgender people ...and more »