25th January 2015
British Army general set to come out as gay 17
12:47 PM — A British Army general could be about to make history, by coming out as gay.
19th January 2015
British Army officer: I was ‘living an act’ before coming out as trans 7
12:59 PM — An officer in the British Army has opened up about being transgender.
15th January 2015
Serbian officer forced to retire after coming out as transgender 1
11:19 AM — An activist group in Serbian has submitted a complaint after it says a transgender veteran officer in the country's military was forcibly retired after coming out as transgender.
12th January 2015
The UK’s ban on gays in the military was lifted 15 years ago today
2:42 PM — It is 15 years to the day since the ban on gays and lesbians serving in the UK armed forces was lifted.
11th January 2015
Armed forces to ask new recruits if they are gay 36
11:45 AM — The British armed forces are to begin monitoring the sexuality of new recruits, in order to help tackle homophobia.
3rd December 2014
US: Trans veterans have gender and name information updated on discharge documents 2
3:17 PM — Two trans US veterans have had their names and genders updated on their discharge documents for the first time.
24th October 2014
US: Trans veteran wins landmark discrimination case against Army 1
6:44 PM — A transgender woman who was a civilian Army employee has won a historic court battle over discrimination claims.
20th October 2014
Nancy Pelosi: Trans people shouldn’t be banned from serving in military 1
6:02 PM — Democrat Nancy Pelosi has called for the US military to reform regulations which ban transgender people from serving openly.
19th September 2014
Out former soldier James Wharton to apologise for ‘shut down gay saunas’ comments 51
5:27 PM — Out former soldier James Wharton will apologise for controversial comments he made earlier this year, when he called for gay saunas to be shut down.
12th August 2014
US: ACLU threatens to sue US Military over Chelsea Manning’s lack of treatment
9:06 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to several top military official Monday, stating they will sue the US Military if Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria continues to go untreated.
16th June 2014
Solider gets honourable discharge 35 years after being kicked out of US Army for being gay
2:59 PM — A soldier has been given an honourable discharge thirty five years after being kicked out of the army for being a lesbian.
6th June 2014
Washington DC Pride will feature US military color guard for the first time 1
5:33 PM — For the first time in its history, this year the pride parade in Washington DC will feature the US military color guard.
17th May 2014
US: White House backs Hagel’s efforts to review transgender military ban 1
4:08 PM — The White House has tentatively backed a review of the policy banning transgender people from openly serving in the military.
14th May 2014
US: Chelsea Manning may be transferred to civilian prison to allow her to transition 2
3:38 PM — Transgender Wikileaks soldier Chelsea Manning may be transferred to a civilian prison, to allow her access to hormone therapy.
29th April 2014
South African former army ‘gay cure’ psychiatrist starts jail sentence 11
4:39 PM — A former army psychiatrist found guilty of torturing gay South Africans and dissidents in the apartheid military has started a five-year jail term in Canada.
28th April 2014
US: Sailor discharged from Navy for being transgender 12
9:58 PM — A transgender sailor says he was discharged from the US Navy last year because of his gender identity.
US: Tennessee wedding venue refuses to hold commitment ceremony for two Iraq veterans 2
7:36 PM — A wedding venue in Tennessee has refused to allow two gay Iraq veterans to hold their commitment ceremony there.
Human Rights Watch: Gay men hunted, raped and killed by Syrian Army 9
5:33 PM — Human Rights Watch has revealed the danger that many gay individuals face in Syria.
13th April 2014
US: San Francisco Pride names Chelsea Manning ‘Honorary Grand Marshal’ again 2
6:59 PM — San Francisco Pride has confirmed that Wikileaks soldier Chelsea Manning will be Honorary Grand Marshal of this year's parade, after similar plans were scuppered last year.
24th March 2014
US radio host: ‘The US is foolish to allow disordered gay and trans people into the army’ 21
6:23 PM — A US radio host has said she thinks certain people should not be allowed into the armed forces because they are "obsessed" with a "disorder" that they have - being LGBT.