House Committee Won't Extend Spousal Benefits to Gay Vets
September 10 2014 2:40 PM ET

House Committee Won't Extend Spousal Benefits to Gay Vets

Trudy Ring

The legislation would have allowed veterans' same-sex spouses access to benefits, even if they do not live in a marriage equality state.

Lawyer Who Fought DADT Killed in Seattle Bike Accident
September 02 2014 2:06 PM ET

Lawyer Who Fought DADT Killed in Seattle Bike Accident

Trudy Ring

Sher Kung died Friday when a truck struck her as she rode her bicycle in downtown Seattle.

6 CIA Officers On Coming Out, McCarthy, and Gay Recruiting
August 14 2014 3:00 AM ET

6 Officers on Coming Out in the CIA

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

The CIA may be defined by secrecy, but these days it encourages its LGBT officers to come out.

Meet an Officer Who Transitioned at the CIA
August 14 2014 3:00 AM ET

Meet an Officer Who Transitioned at the CIA

Sunnivie Brydum

Not too long ago, openly LGBT people were denied federal security clearances. These days, the CIA has an extensive strategy in place to help trans employees confirm their gender expression.

Robinson Won't Rest Until Trans People Can Serve Openly
August 01 2014 8:30 AM ET

How Long Until Trans People Can Serve Openly?

Rebecca Juro

Trans military advocate Allyson Robinson may have a new job as a Baptist church minister, but she's not done with helping all military personnel serve openly.

Dept. of Defense: Chelsea Manning May Begin Transition in Prison
July 18 2014 1:01 PM ET

Chelsea Manning Gets Good News From Military

Parker Marie Molloy

Nearly a year after her lawyer put in a request to begin hormone replacement therapy, it appears that the Department of Defense has agreed to treat Chelsea Manning.

Celebrating LGBT Pride at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan
July 12 2014 3:13 AM ET

Celebrating LGBT Pride at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan

Garth Langley

About 50 military members got together in Afghanistan to celebrate LGBT pride.

Op-ed: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead Yet
July 10 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead Yet

Jackie Speier

Repealing the discriminatory 'don't ask, don't tell' policy was just the tip of the iceberg in getting a fully LGBT-inclusive military.

#TBT: WWII and the Buddy System
July 10 2014 2:45 AM ET

#TBT: WWII and the Buddy System

Christopher Harrity

Throwback Thursday focuses on Taschen's new book, an amazing collection of vintage military men enjoying each other's (nude) company.

Sailor Files Complaint: Navy Ship Staff Ignoring Pride Month
June 18 2014 1:35 PM ET

Sailor Files Complaint: Navy Ship Staff Ignoring Pride Month

Michelle Garcia

A former sailor says he has heard complaints from those serving on board the USS Carl Vinson that the ship's commanding officers have been hesitant to promote LGBT Pride Month.

WATCH: LGBT Alliance Welcomes Out Airmen
June 11 2014 12:45 PM ET

WATCH: LGBT Alliance Welcomes Out Airmen

Sunnivie Brydum

California's Travis Air Force Base is home to the military's first officially sanctioned private organization for LGBT service members.

VA: Gay, Lesbian Vets Can Rest in Peace With Partners
June 06 2014 2:53 PM ET

VA: Gay, Lesbian Vets Can Rest in Peace With Partners

Michelle Garcia

Military couples in domestic partnerships or civil unions will soon get at least one benefit that married couples can access.

UNC Schools Begin Offering Gay Military Spouses In-State Tuition
May 30 2014 11:56 AM ET

UNC Schools Begin Offering Gay Military Spouses In-State Tuition

Daniel Reynolds

Despite a state ban on same-sex marriage, the University of North Carolina system has begun offering in-state tuition to the gay spouses of military personnel, so long as they were wed in states that have instituted marriage equality.

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