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Gay Military Families

Gay Military Spouses Could Get New Benefits

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex spouses of military members could get health care, housing and other benefits by the end of August under a proposal being consi...

I Was Just the Seat-Holder: Gay Military Families at the SOTU

Tracey Hepner | Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Tracey Hepner

I was invited to be at the State of the Union with the First Lady, but I was holding the seat for countless military spouses, across all branches of service, and their family members.

LOOK: Stunning Photo Project Documents Gay Military Couples And Families

Posted 12.21.2012 | Gay Voices

A stunning new photo project is offering an intimate glimpse at a post-"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" world. Australian-born artist Tatjana Plitt has doc...

An Open Letter To The President Of The Association of Bragg Officers' Spouses

Ashley Broadway | Posted 02.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Ashley Broadway

Earlier this month I was delighted to find that there is an Officers' Spouse Club (OSC) on the Fort Bragg base. My wife and I have been together for 15 years, so I emailed and eagerly waited to hear back. When I did, I was incredibly disappointed to be told that I "do not qualify."

Lack of Care for Gay Military Families: Government Bureaucracy or Apathy?

Stephen Peters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Stephen Peters

Now that gay and lesbian troops serve openly thanks to the repeal of DADT, surely this would include their families as well. Yet, these military families are treated as if somehow they are second-class, denied the same support and benefits their straight counterparts receive.