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No military family, whether hetero- or homosexual should be denied benefits because of outdated regulations.

Gay Military Wife Denied Access to Fort Bragg Spouses Club

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Why would a group whose sole purpose it to help and support military spouses and families want to deny one of their own?

The Difference Between Gay and Straight Soldiers


The repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” was great but it’s not enough

Where Are the Gays Who Stand Up for Gays?

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Donald D’Haene wants to know: Where are the fearless members of the LGBTQ community?

The New Normal


Greg White reflects on the choices he’s made as a gay man, including the choice not to become a father.

What I Learned From Launching


What coming out stories share in common.

No More Red Ribbons

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Did AIDS go away?

Gay Donors Back Obama

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Actually, CNN’s headline was Gay Donors Back Obama Big Time. I love it that the vernacular we used as teens (that our parents would correct us about) is now a part of mainstream journalism…