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Paige Lavender

Note From Clinton Documents Offers Grim Look At How Unthinkable Coming Out In Military Used To Be

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 03.20.2014 | Gay 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 02.02.2014 | Gay 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 11.01.2013 | Gay 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay 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 06.05.2013 | Gay 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 03.08.2013 | Gay 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 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.

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

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay 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 02.05.2013 | Gay 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 01.31.2013 | Gay Voices

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

Wife Of Female Army Officer Told She Can Join Spouses Club, Named 'Military Spouse of the Year'

AP | Posted 03.28.2013 | Gay Voices

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A woman who is married to a female Army officer at Fort Bragg and who was recently denied membership in its officers' spouses club...

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

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2013 | Gay 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...

Has It Really Gotten Better For Gay Military Couples?

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER and DAVID CRARY | Posted 01.19.2013 | Gay Voices

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Sgt. Karen Alexander fought for her country in Iraq, but back home she often feels the U.S. Army is fighting against her. Married to...

U.S. Marines To Make Major Step For Gay Members?

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 01.09.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- The Marine Corps has advised its legal staff that spouses clubs operating on its installations must admit same-sex spouses if they wish to...

LOOK: LGBT Military Group Issues Expectations Should Hagel Become Secretary Of Defense

www.sldn.org | Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay 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 12.30.2012 | Gay 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 12.23.2012 | Gay 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 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...

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

Stephen Peters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Gay 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 11.12.2012 | Gay 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,...

Anti-Gay Pundit: DADT Repeal Will Lead To Pedophilia In The Military

Posted 10.01.2012 | Gay Voices

The first academic study of the U.S. military's new open-service policy may have found no evidence of negative consequences since last year's repeal o...