A transgender woman who went AWOL from the Marines 31 years ago will be issued a discharge with honorable conditions from the military.
Hagel commits to upholding benefits under "current law" and for "the families of all our service members," but LGBT families lack a laundry list of benefits.
The former ambassador to Luxembourg went on the radio to back the Defense nominee's confirmation.
In response to a recent controversy in which a lesbian wife of an army lieutenant colonel was denied membership to a spouses club, the Marine Corps issued new guidelines mandating that all spousal support clubs operating on Marine bases be LGBT-inclusive.
Military judge Denise Lind has ruled that Army private Bradley Manning was treated unlawfully before his trial, awarding him 112 days of credit toward his sentence if he is convicted.
With the new possibility that Barney Frank could join the U.S. Senate, his opinion on whether Chuck Hagel should be confirmed get renewed attention — and a revision.
Under a legal settlement announced today, military personnel who saw their separation pay cut in half because they were discharged for being gay will be compensated with the remainder.
President Obama made clear on Wednesday while signing a new Defense budget that he doesn't agree with a Republican attempt to sidestep marriage equality that is tucked inside.