Sandhya Somashekhar

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Advocates say it will be harder to terminate transgender soldiers, but that overall policy barring transgender service must be lifted

  • Mar 6, 2015

Latest legal maneuver comes after same-sex marriages halt statewide.

  • Mar 6, 2015

State’s Supreme Court issues ruling that ignores federal judge. It sparks chaos and new legal challenges.

  • Mar 4, 2015

How the arguments unfolded.

  • Mar 4, 2015

They fret over a possible court decision that would revoke subsidies for millions of Americans.

  • Feb 27, 2015

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that “suitability for service” should be the only real standard.

  • Feb 23, 2015

In Q-and-A with troops, Ash Carter expresses openness to transgender service

  • Feb 23, 2015

As the nation’s attention has turned elsewhere, activists are trying to maintain momentum for their cause.

  • Feb 19, 2015

Two-thirds of the state is allowing gay marriage, but some places are continuing to hold out.

  • Feb 13, 2015

The ruling applies only to Mobile County but could pave the way for same-sex marriages statewide.

  • Feb 12, 2015
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