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In Shocking Decision, Pentagon Upholds a Trump-Era Ban on LGBTQ Pride Flags Flown at Military Bases

Despite a renewed focus on diversity and inclusion in the White House and across Washington D.C. following the election of President Biden, the increased level of acceptance hasn’t permeated all aspects of government life. In a disappointing new statement from the Pentagon, the United States Department of Defense has ruled…

Archived: Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carteron Thursday announced the militarywould no longer discriminate againsttransgender individuals. “Effective immediately, transgender Americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender,” Carter said during a press conference at the Pentagon. “This is the…