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Joe Biden pardons all veterans convicted and discharged over their sexuality or gender identity

“Today, I am righting a historic wrong by using my clemency authority to pardon many former service members who were convicted simply for being themselves,” Biden said.

Federal judge rules that LGBTQ+ veterans can sue Pentagon over 'don’t ask, don’t tell' discharges

The wrongs committed by the Department of Defense against LGBTQ+ service members have yet to be fully addressed.

Senate seeks formal apology for decades of LGBTQ+ discrimination in the federal government

For many years, members of the LGBTQ+ community who worked for the federal government faced persecution for their sexual orientation.

David Mixner, veteran LGBTQ+ activist and presidential adviser, has died at 77

Mixner's advocacy spanned from the 1960s movements for civil rights and peace to the 21st-century fight for marriage equality and included notable involvement with Bill Clinton on the issue of gays in the military.

Gay Democratic reps demand Pentagon resolve cases of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ dishonorable discharges

Lawmakers have pressed the Department of Defense in a new letter for faster action on injustices stemming from the DADT policy.

Angelica Ross Shared How She Was a Victim of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” on Veterans Day

The actress, activist, and founder took to social media to point out the ongoing damage the military policy still inflicts.

Democratic Lawmakers Reintroduce Landmark LGBTQ+ Military Equality Bill

Lawmakers have reintroduce a bill to create a commission to address historic anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination.

Military Veterans Sue to Reclassify Sexuality-Based Discharge Records

The LGBTQ+ veterans demand access to the healthcare, financial and education resources an honorable discharge would have afforded them.