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Service members marched in San Diego last year even before "don't ask, don't tell" had officially been repealed.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

Republicans Not Too Keen on Reinstating DADT
June 21 2012 10:43 AM ET

Republicans Don't Appear Likely to Reinstate DADT

Lucas Grindley

Republicans Don't Appear Likely to Reinstate DADT

WATCH Secretary of Defense Celebrates Pride in Video
June 15 2012 10:41 AM ET

WATCH: Defense Secretary Celebrates Pride

Julie Bolcer

The Defense Department is marking LGBT Pride Month for the first time with a video message from Secretary Panetta and an event later this month.

Department of Defense to Celebrate Pride Month
June 14 2012 5:29 PM ET

Gay Pride at the Pentagon

Michelle Garcia

The Pentagon will organize its first-ever event to celebrate LGBT Pride Month, less than a year after the military ended its ban on openly gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members.

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