September 11 2013 7:15 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 3:25 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 5:45 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 1:37 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 12:10 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.

Manning Receives 35-Year Sentence for Leaking Secrets
August 21 2013 1:53 PM ET October 19 2014 9:07 PM ET

Manning Receives 35-Year Sentence for Leaking Secrets

Daniel Reynolds

A judge sentenced Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking thousands of government documents to WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning Sent This Photo to Doc With Letter Titled 'My Problem'
August 15 2013 3:41 PM ET

Bradley Manning's Photo to Doc Titled 'My Problem'

Sunnivie Brydum

The former army intelligence officer who released thousands of classified government documents to WikiLeaks in 2010 reportedly struggled with gender identity issues.

WATCH: Former Russian Paratroopers Attack Gay Activist
August 02 2013 12:08 PM ET

WATCH: Former Russian Paratroopers Attack Gay Activist

Daniel Reynolds

A group of ex-servicemen ganged up on a lone gay activist in St. Petersburg today, before being detained by Russian riot police.

July 31 2013 1:10 PM ET

Gay Soldier In Afghanistan? Watch Out For Craigslist

The Army Times reported today that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in Afghanistan are "tracking" combat soldiers who use Craigslist to hook up with other men.

Bradley Manning Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy
July 30 2013 12:52 PM ET

Bradley Manning Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy

Sunnivie Brydum

But the former Army intelligence officer could still serve up to 125 years in prison for 'espionage.'

Transgender Military Service Examined With $1.35 Million Grant
July 30 2013 11:55 AM ET

Transgender Military Service Studied With $1.35 Million Grant

Jase Peeples

A new initiative from the Palm Center will explore how the U.S. military could include trans troops without disruption.

What Really Happened When OutServe-SLDN Came Undone
July 30 2013 5:00 AM ET

What Really Happened When OutServe-SLDN Came Undone

Sunnivie Brydum

Allyson Robinson’s departure from military rights group Outserve-SLDN was messy, shrouded in speculation, and leaves behind questions about the organization’s future.

Proposed Bill Seeks to 'Restore Honor' to Gay Veterans
July 25 2013 5:35 PM ET

Congress Seeks to 'Restore Honor' to Gay Veterans

Daniel Reynolds

Representatives Mark Pocan and Charlie Rangel introduced the 'Restore Honor to Service Members Act,' which would assist thousands of service members discharged for their sexual orientation.

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