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Watch Bernie Sanders Demolish A Republican Over 'Homos In The Military'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics

Way back in 1995, the U.S. House of Representatives was debating an amendment to impose tighter water pollution rules at federal facilities. Then-Rep....

Gay Military Couple Opens Up About This Beautiful Kiss Seen Around The World

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.19.2016 | Queer Voices

An openly gay military couple made waves on the Internet this week when they shared an adorable photo of their small, intimate wedding ceremony on The...

Every American Is Fit to Fight, to Serve, to Be

Greg White | Posted 01.18.2017 | Queer Voices
Greg White

America is going through LGBT civil rights boot camp, and it's making our society stronger. Change, like recruit training, is hard. The results are worth it.

These Two Men Just Made History

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

History has been made. Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Sawicki and his boyfriend, Shawn Brier, became the first gay men in history to share the cer...

I Am a Gay Navy SEAL Pushing for Equality in Red States

Brett Jones | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brett Jones

I live in Alabama, and as most people know the south can be a very conservative place. Aside from God's love, my family is the principal source of my happiness. Like many of the SEALs I have worked with, I am willing to fight and die to protect that. Unfortunately, this state does not recognize my family, a fact that is beyond disheartening.

Paige Lavender

Note From Clinton Documents Offers Grim Look At How Unthinkable Coming Out In Military Used To Be | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1993, the head of the U.S. Marine Corps -- known for his outspoken opposition to allowing gays to serve in the military -- told Presi...

An Incredible Look At Gay Military Members, Before And After DADT

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Documentary photographer Vincent Cianni offers a stark and stunning look at gay and lesbian service members in his forthcoming book, Gays in the Milit...

Honoring Fallen LGBT Police, Firefighters, Military And EMS Workers

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The "LGBT Fallen Heroes Fund" is an organization that seeks to identify, honor and memorialize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) police, f...

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...

Ryan J. Reilly

Gay Veterans' Spouses Still Can't Get Benefits | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gay spouses of military veterans are not able to obtain the benefits given to straight couples even despite the Supreme Court's ruling o...

U.S. Soldiers In Afghanistan Reportedly Using Craigslist For Gay Sex

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Soldiers deployed in Afghanistan are reportedly utilizing Craigslist, an Internet site which offers want ads, personal ads, rooms for rent and more, t...

WATCH: This Is What 54 Years Of Unwavering Love Looks Like

Posted 06.14.2013 | Weddings

This is what 54 years of love looks like. Freedom to Marry released a video Wednesday of New Yorkers William Campbell and John Hilton telling the s...

Obama And Department Of Defense Release Statements Commemorating Pride Month

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Office of the Press Secretary has released President Obama's proclamation for June to be observed as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT...

WATCH: Adorable Gay Marine Couple Gushes About How They Met, Falling In Love

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

How cute are these two? YouTube vlogger Jonathan Russell -- who goes by Russell -- and is affectionately known as "Your Favorite Gay Marine" made h...

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

Tracey Hepner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

'Pro-Family' Group Wants To Keep Gay Couples Out Of Arlington National Cemetery

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A "pro-family" group is up in arms at the possibility the partner of a gay serviceman or servicewoman might be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. ...

LOOK: Gay West Point Cadet Escorts His Boyfriend To Winter Formal

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A beautiful photo of a West Point cadet escorting his boyfriend to a winter formal is making the blogosphere rounds. The photo appears on the Face...

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Prompts Spike In U.S. Military Suicides, Anti-Gay Pundit Claims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins slammed the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community yet again, linking the controversial re...

Booed Gay Soldier On Why He Won't Give Up On His Marriage Equality Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In the September 2011 Republican presidential primaries in Florida -- and soon after the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -- Stephen Snyder-Hill, who...

LOOK: LGBT Military Group Issues Expectations Should Hagel Become Secretary Of Defense | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

(WASHINGTON, DC) Army veteran and OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson issued the following statement today as multiple reports surfaced ...

The Greatest Gay Viral Videos Of 2012

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The international relevance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues was confirmed numerous ways in 2012. These incredible videos --...

30 Days Of Holiday LGBT Giving: OutServe-SLDN

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Note: This holiday season, in lieu of a traditional holiday gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization each day for our "30 Days Of ...

LOOK: Stunning Photo Project Documents Gay Military Couples And Families

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

Same-Sex Military Spouse Discrimination At Fort Bragg: What's The Bigger Picture?

Stephen Peters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephen Peters

While the situation in Fort Bragg is still developing, this whole situation could have been avoided if the DoD had made the aforementioned changes soon after the repeal of DADT and issued same-sex spouses military identification cards as "family members."

WATCH: What Makes A Gay Soldier Different From A Straight Soldier?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A poignant new video which aims to draw attention to how gay and lesbian soldiers continue to face discrimination even after the repeal of "Don't Ask,...