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Military Benefits Gay Couples

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 ...