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Four states have denied spousal military benefits to LGBT National Guard service members, in a move that contradicts the Supreme Court's ruling that struck down section 3 of DOMA and a Pentagon directive to treat all military members equally.
Army Sgt. Darren Manzella, the first out service member on active duty to speak to the press from a war zone and challenge the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy, tragically passed away in New York last night. He was 36 years old.
On July 22, 2013, the LGBT military organization Servicemembers, Partners, and Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All (SPART*A) announced its launch.