Gov. Martinez, however, approved the exact same bill worded to only support heterosexual-headed military families.
Meet two gay Marines who are eager to answer your questions about their life together.
The bill would also prevent same-sex couples from marrying on military bases and other facilities.
Supporters of the soldier, accused of sharing national security-related documents with website WikiLeaks, say prosecution is unnecessary, given his guilty plea.
Rachel Maddow says her documentary will help ensure the mistakes that led the country to war in Iraq cannot be repeated.
A new bill with 40 co-sponsors in the House could add some more benefits to military LGBT partners and families.
The AFA is offended LGBT soldiers could be buried at Arlington cemetery.
Hagel, nominated by President Obama as secretary of Defense, has opposition from his own party, the Republicans, because of policy differences, and from LGBT activists because of past statements.
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