DoD Resources

  • DoD LGBT Pride Month 2017

    During June, the Defense Department recognizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members and civilians for their dedicated service to DoD and the nation.

  • DoD LGBT Pride Month 2017 Poster

    Defense Department Observes LGBT Pride Month.

  • DoD LGBT Pride Month 2017 Memo

    During the month of June, let us celebrate the diversity of the DoD workforce and rededicate ourselves to equity, dignity, and respect for all.

Other Resources

  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

    This is the leading inter-disciplinary professional resource for transgender care. WPATH holds annual professional conferences and provides standards of care for the health of transsexual, transgender and gender nonconforming people

  • Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

    Through the University of California, San Francisco, provides a range of services and materials for health care providers, researchers, community organizers, and transgender persons

  • National LGBT Health Education Center

    Provides educational programs, resources and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people

  • RAND Study: Assessing the Implications of Allowing Transgender Personnel to Serve Openly (2016)

    This RAND study identified the health care needs of the transgender population and transgender service members in particular. It also examined the costs of covering transition-related treatments, assessed the potential readiness implications of a policy change, and reviewed the experiences of foreign militaries that permit transgender personnel to serve openly