Rob Smith enlisted in the Army for a way out of his small town, but ended up becoming a prominent voice among LGBT enlisted soldiers of color.
'There are two types of hiding: the kind that requires you to lurk in the dark spaces of the day, behind shadowy places ... and there is hiding in plain sight.'
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.