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White House wants agencies to increase, improve collection of LGBTQ data

Federal data experts say decades of research on sexual orientation and gender identity can point agencies in the right direction on including LGBTQ populations…

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FILE - Demonstrators gather on the steps to the State Capitol to speak against transgender-related legislation bills being considered in the Texas Senate and Texas House, Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Austin, Texas. A Texas judge on Friday, March 11, 2022 blocked the state from investigating as child abuse gender confirming care for transgender youth. District Judge Amy Clark Meachum issued a temporary injunction preventing the state from enforcing Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive to compel the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Air Force offers medical, legal help as states clamp down on trans and LGBTQ+ children

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Defense officials say the Pentagon will sweep away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military and will issue new rules that broaden their access to medical care and gender transition. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Reversing Trump, Pentagon releases new transgender policies

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115th Mobile Public Affairs Deta/Sgt. Jennifer LenaPfc. Michael Roberts and Pvt. Nicholas Brown, cavalry scouts for Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment navigate rough eastern Washington terrain on foot while conducting dismounted zone reconnaissance training at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash., June 25, 2019. The training is part of a large-scale exercise known as eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC), which focuses on improving individual and team skillsets, decision making, equipment familiarization, and deployment readiness. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Lena, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

House NDAA will cause battle in conference, amendments address climate change, transgender issues

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There are 546 proposed amendments to the House NDAA, these some that matter

From fitness centers to cyber issues, these amendments within the House NDAA are likely to grab some attention.

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FILE - In this Sunday, June 11, 2017 file photo, Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington. A federal court in Washington is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

White House asks for delay in recruiting transgender people to military

The Defense Department claims allowing transgender people to join the military by the beginning of the year will be an burden on the Pentagon.

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Mattis’ transgender policy review is just ‘following orders’

Secretary James Mattis’ look into the transgender policy is mandated by White House guidance, it’s not freezing the ban.

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