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

View at Gay.net

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

View at Gay.net

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.

Texas Military Forces Refuse to Process Same-Sex Couples' Benefits
September 03 2013 6:45 PM ET

Texas Military Forces Refuse Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Daniel Reynolds

Maj. Gen. John Nichols directed state-run facilities to refuse to process same-sex benefits, citing to conflicts with Texas's constitution.

Veteran, DADT Advocate, Darren Manzella Killed in Car Crash
August 31 2013 2:37 PM ET

Veteran, DADT Advocate, Darren Manzella Killed

Michelle Garcia

Darren Manzella was killed in a car crash in upstate New York on Thursday.

Judge: Denial of Equal Veterans' Benefits Unconstitutional
August 30 2013 1:10 PM ET

Judge: Denial of Equal Veterans' Benefits Unconstitutional

Trudy Ring

A California judge rules in the case of a lesbian veteran whose marriage was not recognized by the VA; it may lead to equal benefits for all same-sex couples.

AddThis

Quantcast