Media reports indicates Pentagon wants transgender troops to stay
Pro-LGBT Democrat mistakenly voted against proposal
President delivers marathon speech at annual conservative confab
Tillerson aide reportedly ordered language 'pared down'
Homophobia and transphobia commonplace in the African country
Vice president speaks to 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference
notable LGBT figures such as Kiyanna Stewart, Frances Goldin, will be included
the 4-3 vote left members in tears