DC to Get First National LGBT Veterans Memorial
August 04 2012 11:14 AM ET

D.C. to Get First National LGBT Veterans Memorial

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A group of LGBT veterans announced this week that a new National LGBT Veterans Memorial is being built at historical Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Conservative Senator Says Pride Parades Too Political for Troop Participation
July 25 2012 5:10 PM ET

Right-Wing Senator: Pride Parades 'Political,' Not OK for Uniformed Troops

Trudy Ring

Conservative Republican senator James Inhofe is among those objecting to the decision to allow military members to wear their uniforms in San Diego's LGBT pride parade.

Gay and Lesbian Servicemembers March in San Diego Pride Parade
July 23 2012 1:42 PM ET

WATCH: LGBT Troops March in San Diego Pride Parade

Neal Broverman

With the blessing of military brass, uniformed LGBT service members marched in this weekend's San Diego Pride parade.

NOM Ally Attempts to Ban Same-sex Marriages on Military Bases
July 20 2012 9:27 AM ET

NOM Ally Attempts to Ban Same-Sex Marriages on Military Bases

Julie Bolcer

Rep. Steve King of Iowa attached an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would prohibit same-sex couples from marrying on military bases.

Pentagon Says Servicemembers Can Wear Uniforms in Gay Pride Parade
July 19 2012 4:50 PM ET

A First: Pentagon Says Troops Can Wear Uniforms in Pride Parade

Lucas Grindley

Service members marched in San Diego last year even before "don't ask, don't tell" had officially been repealed. This year they can wear their uniforms.

Southern Baptists Object to Military Chaplains Even Attending a Gay Wedding Ceremony
July 16 2012 4:21 PM ET

Southern Baptists Object to Military Chaplains Even Attending a Same-Sex Ceremony

Lauren Jow

Religious leaders are disagreeing on how involved military chaplains can be in ceremonies for same-sex marriages or civil unions after

The Religious Exemption on Sodomy for Suicide Bombers
July 12 2012 2:50 PM ET

Researcher's Claim About Suicide Bombers Called False

Lucas Grindley

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect feedback after our first version.  

New Class of Navy Carriers Will Forego Urinals
July 11 2012 7:01 PM ET

New Navy Carriers Will Be Urinal-Free

Camille Beredjick

For the first time ever, a new class of U.S.

SLDN and OutServe to Merge
July 02 2012 12:11 PM ET

SLDN and OutServe to Merge

Julie Bolcer

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and OutServe, two of the most prominent groups working to assist LGBT military members, announced that they intend to combine forces.

Bill Introduced for Equal Spouse Benefits for Gays in Military
June 28 2012 1:27 PM ET

New Bill Salutes Gay Military Spouses

Michelle Garcia

A bill was introduced Thursday that would provide military benefits to the same-sex spouses and children of gay and lesbian members of the armed services. 

Endemic Gay Hazing Led to Reprimand of Navy Officer Charles Berry
June 25 2012 3:18 PM ET

Investigation Finds Navy Official Failed to Stop Gay Hazing

Neal Broverman

Navy official Charles Berry was removed because of what he did after a sailor reported an attempted rape.

Gay WWII Hero Death Not Suicide
June 23 2012 4:57 PM ET

Gay WWII Hero Death Not Suicide

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The 100th birthday of the late Alan Turing, the gay British mathematician and computer theorist whose work decoding the infamous German Enigma machine is often credited with winning WWII, may have