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Katie Miller was a cadet ranked at the top of her class when she came out on The Rachel Maddow Show and resigned from West Point, citing Don't Ask, Don't Tell. The Truman Scholar and Yale graduate is the chair of the government affairs committee and the youngest member on the OutServe-SLDN Board of Directors. She works on the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress.

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Take Your Bachelorette Party Somewhere Else

(441) Comments | Posted November 30, 2012 | 6:15 PM

After my angsty Facebook status regarding bachelorette parties in gay bars received more "likes" than my picture with the president (as if you had any doubt as to which issues Americans care about), I feel as if I've received a mandate to explain what it is that is just so...

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Our Quietest Advocate? 3 Pro-LGBT Actions From the Military That You Don't Know About

(3) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 8:30 PM

Yesterday, via OutServe Magazine, I reported on the biggest change to military HIV policy since mass testing went into effect in 1980. In a nutshell, the U.S. Navy now allows HIV-positive Sailors and Marines to receive overseas assignments. Before this year, all HIV-positive members of the...

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Reclaiming the Rhetoric of 'Family': 3 Reasons Why Same-Sex Marriage Recognition in the Military Matters

(153) Comments | Posted January 26, 2012 | 8:29 PM

OutServe, the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel, issued a press release Thursday announcing the Our Families Matter campaign and a Capital Summit in May to address support for military partners and families.

As of Sept. 20, 2011, the military may not...

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Occupy Afghanistan, Not Wall Street: A Military Opinion?

(19) Comments | Posted November 9, 2011 | 5:43 PM

Last week theChive posted a picture of an enlisted combat veteran in the U.S. Army holding up the anti-OWS sign below. Neglecting the fact that it is inappropriate to wear a military uniform while making political statements (not that this blogger can criticize too much), this...

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DADT Repeal Under Fire? In Defense of the Repeal Against the Queer Critique

(9) Comments | Posted October 20, 2011 | 10:53 AM

Having spent two years at West Point before disclosing that I was a lesbian, resigning from the academy, and coming out on The Rachel Maddow Show in 2010, the news of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal was a personal victory for me as well as all...

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