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Government Awards Full Benefits To Wife Of Female Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice Johnson, whose wife was killed fighting in Afghanistan, has received word from the Department of Veterans Af...

All Aboard The Rainbow Railroad!

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices

On Aug. 14, the Department of Defense took a fundamental step forward when it announced it would extend spousal and family benefits to legally married...

Boehner's Silence Speaks Volumes To Me

Maggie Cooper-Harris | Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Maggie Cooper-Harris

By refusing to acknowledge us as legally married, Speaker Boehner -- and those defending DOMA -- demean not only our marriage but the remarkable sacrifice made by my wife, who gave nearly a decade of her life to active-duty military service to the country she loves so dearly.

Woman Who Fought For Equal Military Benefits For Wife Dies

AP | KATHY McCORMACK | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Charlie Morgan, a chief warrant officer in the New Hampshire Army National Guard who fought to repeal the federal law barring her wif...

Military Taking Step Forward On Gay Rights

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The military is poised to extend some benefits to the same-sex partners of service members, U.S. officials said Tuesday, about 16 months...

Pentagon To Make Big Reversal On Same-Sex Benefits: Report

Washington Post | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

The Pentagon has decided to extend certain benefits to the spouses of gay and lesbian personnel, according to officials and people notified about the ...