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Court Asked to Stop Pentagon from Discharging HIV-Positive Service Members

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Civil rights organizations asked a federal court to halt implementation of a new Department of Defense policy resulting in the discharge of service members living with HIV. ...
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Top Dems Call on Pentagon to Investigate Flynn’s Payment for Dining with Putin in Moscow

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Politics
Flynn admitted to being paid on at least one of these occasions - at an RT gala in Moscow where he dined with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...
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Orlando’s Stephanie Murphy Receives LGBT Gun Reform PAC Endorsement

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Pride Fund to End Gun Violence PAC announces its first candidate endorsement since its formation in the wake of the Orlando Pulse nightclub mass shooting. ...
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Windsor, Obergefell to be Honored at the Nation’s Biggest LGBT Military Event of the Year

Windsor and Obergefell, plaintiffs in historic Supreme Court marriage equality cases, will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala for their role in securing critically important military and veterans benefits for LGBT military spouses and their families
National
Edie Windsor and Jim Obergefell will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala, presented by USAA. ...
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Lesbian Air Force Officer Adrianna Vorderbruggen Killed in Combat

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U.S. Air Force Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen was killed in a suicide vehicle bomb attack on the fifth anniversary of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." ...
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Survey: Majority of Americans Back Up Open Transgender Military Service

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There are an estimated 15,500 transgender service members currently serving in silence. ...
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Same-Sex Military Spouses Refused Benefits in Texas

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Three same-sex military couples were denied assistance by the federal military identification card enrollment center at Camp Mabry. ...
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Transgender Vets Will Receive New Military Paperwork Reflecting Their Correct Names

Three transgender veterans will receive new military discharge paperwork reflecting their correct names and identities.
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Three transgender veterans will receive new military discharge paperwork reflecting their correct names and identities. ...
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Armed Forces Fail to Comply with DOD Rules on Transgender Personnel, Report

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In May, both Chuck Hagel and the White House indicated openness to re-evaluating the Pentagon’s ban, but no review has been initiated. ...
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