The Advocate
January 24, 2013

For the first time in American history, openly gay and lesbian service members were allowed to attend the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball with their same-sex partners. High-ranking LGBT military advocates were in attendance, including OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network executive director Allyson Robinson and her wife, Danyelle, and OutServe-SLDN's Sue Fulton, who made history earlier this year when and her wife, Penelope Dara Gnesin, became the first same-sex couple to marry at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, reports Freedom to Marry.