LGBT Military

LGBT Military

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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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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Same-Sex Health Insurance Costs: ‘Waiting for Guidance’

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Companies and their employees are anxiously awaiting federal guidance about how the DOMA ruling will affect their health insurance benefits. ...
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Defense Department Announces Same-Sex Spousal Benefits

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The Defense Department will make spousal and family benefits available no later than September 3, 2013, regardless of sexual orientation. ...
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Dutch Government Pride Platform Releases LGBT Military Book

Dutch Government Pride Platform Releases LGBT Military Book
The SHK has been acting in the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) civilian and military personnel working within the Netherlands Defence organisation since 1987. ...
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OutMilitary.com Launches Mobile App to Foster Servicemember Community

OutMilitary.com Launches Mobile App to Foster Servicemember Community
Features include news updates, photo sharing and membership profile browsing. The app is available in 16 different languages. ...
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United States Tennis Association Joins First Lady to Promote Healthy and Active Lifestyles

United States Tennis Association Joins First Lady to Promote Healthy and Active Lifestyles
Kids had the opportunity to meet Olympic legends including, David Beckham, Nadia Comaneci, Emily Hughes, Sarah Hughes, Shawn Johnson, and Apolo Ohno. ...
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Active Duty Servicemembers Allowed to March in San Diego Pride Parade in Uniform

Active Duty Servicemembers Allowed to March in San Diego Pride Parade in Uniform
Active duty servicemembers have approval from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and their commanding officers to march in the Pride Parade in uniform. ...
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U.S. Department of Justice Seeks Expedited Considerat​ion of DOMA Ruling Appeal

U.S. Department of Justice Seeks Expedited Considerat​ion of DOMA Ruling Appeal
The so-called "Defense of Marriage Act," or DOMA, was passed in 1996 by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton. ...
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Second Annual OutServe International Leadership Conference in Orlando

Second Annual OutServe International Leadership Conference in Orlando
Today OutServe, the association of actively-serving LGBT U.S. military personnel and one of the largest LGBT employee resource groups in the world, announced that its Second Annual OutServe International ...
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