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Legislation Introduced to Correct Records of Service Members Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation

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Since World War II, more than 100,000 Americans are estimated to have been discharged from the military because of their sexual orientation. ...
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Modern Military Families Honored at AMPA National Gala

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The event is expected to draw 400 LGBT service members, spouses, veterans, and allies. Sponsored by nearly every major military family support organization. ...
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Service and Sacrifice: Extremities of the Former Ban on LGBT Military Service Members

Col. Grethe Cammermeyer at Seattle City Hall/Photo: Steph Brusig, The Seattle Lesbian
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Col. Patsy Thompson rose through the ranks before DADT when “Homosexuality is incompatible with military service” was the long-standing policy. ...
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Attorney General Holder to Step Down, Leaves Civil Rights Legacy

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Holder has been a legal stalwart for the Obama administration’s agenda on civil rights and LGBT issues and has made significant progress. ...
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Obama Signs ENDA Workplace Protection Order

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Presidential remarks from the White House East Room Monday morning kept the media on its feet concerning the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). ...
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Lesbian Receives Honorable Discharge After 35 Years

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Between 1983-2010, 8,446 members were discharged for their sexuality, and over 100,000 were discharged for being gay since the beginning of World War II. ...
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Eric Holder Skirts DOMA, Comments on Boy Scouts

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Four years to the month after supporting the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Attorney General Eric Holder has completely changed his mind. ...
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Eric Holder: Will Never ‘Stop Speaking Out for Equality’

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Official remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder at the 2014 Pride Month Celebration Ceremony in Washington, D.C. ...
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Navy Discharges Transgender Service Member After Transition

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Transgender service member Landon Wilson was forcefully discharged from the U.S. Navy after his superiors learned he transitioned from female to male. ...
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Former Surgeon General Faults Military’s Transgender Ban

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According to the commission's report, "there is no compelling medical reason for the ban on transgender troops." ...
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