A Gay Dad On the 2 Books You Need to Read to Understand the Path of LGBT Family Equality Yesterday and Tomorrow


Rob Watson reviews new books by Barney Frank and Michelangelo Signorile. Together he finds them to be almost biblical in how they bridge the chronicle of family equality, the civil rights movement of our time.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 3)


Greg White felt compassion for others who were misjudged for their weaknesses, and he hoped that they too would have compassion for what made him different.

All Mourners are Created Equal

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Most people equate the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” with gay service members being able to serve openly. It also gave something to those left behind.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 2)

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Greg White wants people to know, ‘If I can overcome my insecurities in a hostile environment, so can others.’

Defense Secretary Hagel Open To Reviewing Military’s Transgender Ban


Did you know that the lifting of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” did not apply to trans*gendered people? Well, change could be coming.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 1)

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Halfway through boot camp Greg White learned that everyone there “came in with some feeling of being different.”

Michael Sam Coming Up and Out

Michael Sam

When Sports Illustrated’s cover asked, “Is the NFL Ready for Michael Sam?” they didn’t mean on the football field.


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The end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” allowed gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members to serve openly in the military. But what about trans*people?

Advocacy and Ego Don’t Mix (or Get Over Yourself and Start Being Effective)

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James Landrith reminds us that advocacy is about the end goal and not an individuals ego.

The Top 5 War & Veterans Articles of 2013


Our top 5 war and veterans articles of 2013.

Semper Fi-Bulous: Gay in the Marines Before DADT


Former Marine Marc Winslow describes his experience being gay in the Marines before the repeal of DADT.

Gay Soldier, Straight Soldier

Gay. Straight. Soldiers.

JJ Vincent found this short, simple video that says more than words ever could about gay and straight soldiers.

Good Men: What Happens When They Meet Two “Gay Soldiers”

What would you do if you saw this?

JJ Vincent was surprised to see these people’s reactions to a pair of “gay soldiers” when they were harassed in a diner.

Pentagon Announces Same-Sex Partners of Military Personnel Will be Eligible for Some Benefits

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Panetta said, “It is a matter of fundamental equity that we provide similar benefits to all of those men and women in uniform who serve their country.”

Gay Israeli Culture from an Israeli’s Perspective


American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.

Military is Considering Extending Certain Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses

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No military family, whether hetero- or homosexual should be denied benefits because of outdated regulations.