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Why One Gay Airman Still Feels Compelled To Fight Two Years After DADT Repeal

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne | Trevor Brown | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

CHEYENNE -- Airman First Class Daniel Henderson needed to make an important stop before beginning his new post at F.E. Warren Air Force. While drivin...

A Flag for a Fallen Soldier, but Not for Her Wife

Karen Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Karen Morgan

I have a flag that I'm technically not allowed to have: the flag that was draped over my wife's coffin at her funeral. It is military custom to present that flag to the spouse of a fallen soldier, but our marriage doesn't exist in the eyes of the government that she served for 17 years.

What The End Of DOMA Would Mean For Same-Sex Military Spouses Like Me

Christian Fuscarino | Posted 03.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Christian Fuscarino

Can you imagine standing at your partner's funeral as the flag bearer walks right past you to present the American flag to some distant relative of your partner? Can you imagine being invisible in the eyes of the government of the country your partner gave his or her life for?