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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 24, 2018 Contacts: Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770 Transgender Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask the Supreme Court to Deny the Trump Administration’s Premature Request for Review “The Trump...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769   Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Service Women’s Action Network, NAACP, the Korematsu Center, Military Historians, National Women’s...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 NCLR and GLAD, the LGBTQ Legal Organizations Leading the Fight to Stop the Trump-Pence Trans Military Ban, Joint Statement on 7 Years...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 MEDIA CONTACTS: Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770 Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Tania Mercado, California DOJ...

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On January 1, for the first time in history, transgender Americans will be able to openly enlist in our nation’s military. This is an incredible moment, and one we can all celebrate. We know that many transgender Americans have been planning and preparing for over a year for this day.  And many others will now begin considering this as a real option for the very first time. The military has put considerable time into preparing for this day, and has developed guidelines for those charged with...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Trump administration drops attempts to delay transgender enlistment after repeated court losses in NCLR and GLAD lawsuits; military to begin accepting qualified trans recruits...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Court Denies Trump Administration Request to Delay January 1 Transgender Enlistment Date    (Washington, D.C., December 22, 2017)—The D.C. Circuit...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Nearly 50 Retired Military Officers and National Security Officials File Brief in Support of Transgender Plaintiffs in Doe v. Trump, Dispute Need for Trump Administration’s Requested Emergency Stay NCLR and GLAD File...

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