Supreme Court

Harmony Allen as photographed by police after she reported a 2000 rape on Sheppard Air Force Base. Her assailant was convicted, then released from prison because a 'gray area' in the law.
Wichita Falls, Texas Police Department

Because of a legal loophole, victims of sexual assaults between 1986 and 2006 can no longer press charges, and some troops who were convicted of rape have been released from prison.

Protesters opposed to the Trump Administration's military transgender ban march in Washington, D.C. in a July 2107 demonstration.
Ted Eytan / Wikimedia

The recent Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ job discrimination doesn't directly affect the military's transgender service ban, but people opposed to the ban say it may help their own court fight.