Posts in tag


US President Donald Trump

LGBTIQ advocates have slammed the Trump administration for a policy that will require most transgender troops and military recruits to serve in the gender they were assigned at birth and ban them from transitioning. The memo outlining the policy, signed by Pentagon official David Norquist, says the new limits must be implemented within 30 days, …

HIV-positive members

A US judge has this week issued a preliminary injunction to stop HIV-positive members of the US Air Force from getting discharged for their HIV status. The ruling comes after two HIV-positive Air Force personnel challenged, anonymously for their protection, the Trump administration’s discriminatory “Deploy or Get Out Policy” that took effect in October last …