Hagel: Denying Military IDs to Gay National Guard Spouses is Wrong
November 01 2013 3:27 PM ET November 01 2013 4:41 PM ET

Hagel: Denying Military IDs to Gay National Guard Spouses is Wrong

Michelle Garcia

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the head of the National Guard to look into the matter.

National Guard Officer Charlie Morgan's Widow Can Finally Access Her Late Wife's Benefits
October 24 2013 2:47 PM ET

Charlie Morgan's Widow Can Finally Access Her Late Wife's Military Benefits

Sunnivie Brydum

Karen Morgan, who was married to the late chief warrant officer and outspoken lesbian military activist Charlie Morgan, received a military ID card for the first time Wednesday.

Peace Prize Winner Chelsea Manning Doesn't Consider Herself a Pacifist
October 10 2013 7:52 PM ET

Peace Prize Winner Chelsea Manning Doesn't Consider Herself a Pacifist

Sunnivie Brydum

Meanwhile, Fox News continues to refer to Chelsea as a man, using her given name, despite her August announcement that she's a transgender woman.

WATCH: Dems Pressure Pentagon to Enforce Spousal Benefits for Gay National Guardsmen
October 04 2013 1:45 PM ET

WATCH: Pentagon Pressured to Curb Rogue National Guard Units Denying Gay Spousal Benefits

Sunnivie Brydum

State National Guards in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Oklahoma must extend benefits to married gay and lesbian service members, say two leading congressional Democrats.

September 26 2013 10:00 PM ET

WATCH: Gay Soldier Invites Katy Perry to Ranger Ball

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Ken Yasger, the first openly gay ranger in his unit, calls the pop star an inspiration.

WATCH: Gay Military Couple Lauds New Spousal Benefits in Pentagon Video
September 26 2013 7:28 PM ET

WATCH: Gay Military Couple Lauds New Spousal Benefits in Pentagon Video

Sunnivie Brydum

The Department of Defense profiled a married gay military couple to help illuminate the benefits that are now available to gay and lesbian service members.

Catholic Military Chaplains Can't Be Forced to Oversee Gay Funerals
September 25 2013 2:10 PM ET

Catholic Military Chaplains Want to Skip Gay Funerals

Michelle Garcia

A new set of rules for chaplains states that Catholic military chaplains must not be forced to preside over any ceremonies in which the church must acknowledge a same-sex relationship.

Gay Man Named Head Chaplain of Canadian Military
September 17 2013 4:09 PM ET

Gay Man Named Head Chaplain of Canadian Military

Daniel Reynolds

Brig. Gen. John Fletcher, a gay Anglican priest, was appointed Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces.

One Air Force Base Recognizes N.M. Marriages
September 11 2013 1:27 PM ET

One Air Force Base Recognizes N.M. Marriages

Michelle Garcia

As a handful of counties recognize same-sex marriage in New Mexico, one Air Force base has made adjustments.

September 11 2013 8:15 AM ET

Proud Gay Marine Gets Touching Goodbye Gift

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His straight comrades bid him a very colorful farewell.

Married Gay Veterans to Receive Benefits
September 04 2013 4:25 PM ET

Married Gay Veterans to Receive Benefits

Sunnivie Brydum

Just a week after doubling down on a section of U.S. law that kept the military and Department of Defense from offering spousal benefits to veterans in same-sex marriages, the Department of Justice announced today it will stop enforcing Title 38.

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