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Department of Defense

Gina Ortiz Jones, a lesbian, was confirmed as undersecretary of the Air Force, and Shawn Skelly, who is trans, was confirmed as assistant secretary of defense for readiness.

July 22 2021 9:53 PM

Former congressional candidate Jones would be the first lesbian, second member of the LGBTQ+ community, and first woman of color to serve in the post.

April 28 2021 2:35 PM

An Associated Press report cites anonymous Pentagon officials who claim that the WikiLeaks source has been cleared for transfer, and will receive hormone therapy.

May 14 2014 10:42 AM Updated

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.

November 20 2013 1:56 PM