military

May 27, 2013

The Pentagon Recognizes Transgender Service Member

Autumn Sandeen is the first transgender service member to publicly have her gender marker changed on all military documents.

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Honoring LGBT service during Pride Month

This Pride Month, the LGBT community and its allies should take time to honor those lesbian, gay and bisexual servicemembers who served in silence, and all of our proud transgender men and women who were - and are still - forced to do so.

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Memorial Day: take a look at "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

As the United States celebrates and commemorates the strong men and women dedicated to serving our country on Memorial Day, LGB citizens serving in the military are faced with the conflict inherent in serving openly as LGB after the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” while fighting for a country that still refuses to acknowledge their relationships.

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OutServe-SLDN Calls For End to All Anti-LGBT Discrimination in the Military

In the first State of LGBT Military Equality Address, OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson highlighted the work that needs to be done toward the full inclusion of LGBT service members.

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Guest Post: Transgender Veterans and Their Gender Markers

Despite the lifting of the so-called 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy, transgender veterans still face challenges receiving proper acknowledgement and treatment for their service. In this post, transgender veteran Autumn Sandeen shares her trailblazing story about being among the first to update her gender marker with the VA.

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September 20, 2012

Time for media to debunk bizarre DADT claims

What did anti-gay activists say about the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell? And have any of their predictions come true?

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July 19, 2012

Religion News Summary Highlights for July 19, 2012

The first couple to be married on a military base met at a Baptist church, but some chaplains are coming under fire for attending the wedding.

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Military Shows Support for Fellow Soldier, Stephen Hill

Military service member, Army Captain Stephen Hill, spoke candidly with the Associated Press (AP) last week about his video question about ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in a 2011 Republican Debate (for which he was booed by the audience) and the supportive reaction of his military superiors.

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Grassroots Group Named for Gay Soldier Speaks Out For Marriage Equality in Minnesota

Joining the ranks of marriage equality supporters is a grassroots organization called Andrew’s Round Table, formed this year by the parents of Corporal Andrew Wilfahrt, a 31-year-old gay soldier who was killed in Afghanistan in February.
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