Staying true to its nonpartisan roots, or at least attempting not to appear overtly pro-LGBT, the military has developed quite a portfolio of not-well-publicized socially progressive initiatives under the Obama administration. Here are a few things they've been up to under the gaydar.
This past Spirit Day I had the opportunity to speak about my experiences to college students attending a conference in upstate Pennsylvania. As we celebrate Veterans Day, it's important that we don't forget the contributions of LGBT people who have served our country.
Far from the catastrophe predicted by the opponents of equality, the only shock of DADT repeal seems to be that there was no shock at all. Of course, the American people are beginning to notice a trend here.
Today is a reminder that President Obama fights for all Americans. On the first anniversary of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," gay servicemembers like me -- and all Americans -- have plenty to be grateful for.
For some veterans, the healing cannot begin until we enlist in another war at home. Since joining the ranks of gay veterans, I have publicly called this war a battle for equality, integrity, and many other powerful platitudes