Gay Vets Continue to Fight to Win Back Their Honor

Being gay is no longer a bar to joining the military, but tens of thousands of former service members continue to be tarred by their military records. One woman fights to win back her honor

Op-ed: Remember, There Are Transgender People Lost Serving in Silence

Op-ed: Remember Trans People Lost Serving in Silence

The executive director of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has an important reminder for Memorial Day.

VA Grants Benefits to Lesbian Widow of Fallen Soldier

VA Grants Benefits to Lesbian Widow of Fallen Soldier

Nearly two years after her wife died in Afghanistan, an Iraq veteran and National Guard member says the Department of Veterans Affairs will recognize her rights as a widow.

WATCH: Ronan Farrow's Trans Military Debriefing

WATCH: Ronan Farrow's Trans Military Debriefing

The MSNBC host continues his focus on trans issues, this time taking on the military and welcoming discharged Navy cryptologist Landon Wilson and TransMilitary's Fiona Dawson to bring the cultural conversation ever closer to critical mass.

U.S. Naval Academy Hosts First Same-Sex Wedding

U.S. Naval Academy Hosts First Same-Sex Wedding

The military school marked an historic moment last weekend, hosting the nuptials of graduate David Bucher and his partner Bruce Moats.

WATCH: Defense Sec. Hagel Open to Review Trans Military Ban

WATCH: Defense Sec. Open to Review Trans Military Ban

Though the repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' allowed for lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members to serve openly, the military continues to discriminate against trans individuals, preventing them from service. Secretary of Defense Hagel speaks with ABC News on the policy's future.

TransMilitary Documentary Launches Crowdfunding Effort

TransMilitary Documentary Launches Crowdfunding Effort

Despite the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, transgender individuals are still prohibited from serving in the military. A new documentary hopes to shine light on the issue.

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

After consulting with the statewide equality organization, Mint Springs Farm near Nashville, Tenn., decided that it will allow same-sex couples to host weddings and commitment ceremonies on its grounds.

Updated Dept. of Defense Human Rights Goals Include LGB, Neglect T

DOD Updates Human Rights Goals, Excludes Trans People

For the first time since 1998, the Department of Defense Updated the Pentagon's Human Goals Charter, including language related to sexual orientation for the first time. The document makes no mention of gender identity.

Gay Iraq Vets Turned Away From Tenn. Wedding Venue

WATCH: Iraq Vets Turned Away From Tenn. Wedding Venue

Anthony Wilfert and Brian Blas thought they'd found the perfect place to hold their commitment ceremony, until they received an email claiming Tennessee's prohibition on same-sex marriage made the couple ineligible for booking.

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