Less than two months after the Defense Department launched an inquiry into how to recognize same-sex couples, each National Guard organization is now falling in line to observe the policy.
It's tradition that engagements are announced to the entire student body, and this was the first one for a same-sex couple.
Louisiana is the latest state to announce that members of its National Guard will extend benefits to its gay members' legal spouses.
Gay and lesbian members of the Texas National Guard will now be able to receive benefits for their spouses.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation reveals a new billboard to call out the U.S. Air Force Academy's hiring an advocate of 'ex-gay therapy' to lead its mandatory cadet counseling program.
Transmilitary hopes to get the public riled that openly transgender people are banned from military service.
The U.S. Air Force Academy claims that gay cadets are safe and welcomed on campus, despite the academy's hiring of a staunch advocate of 'ex-gay' therapy who developed the school's mandatory counseling program.
The wife of a female member of the Texas National Guard says she was denied housing benefits despite going through the extra steps required for same-sex couples to receive benefits.
In a letter published this week, she says her attorney will make a court filing if the military does not grant her requests.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the head of the National Guard to look into the matter.
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.
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.
State National Guards in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Oklahoma must extend benefits to married gay and lesbian service members, say two leading congressional Democrats.