Marines Order Military Spouse Clubs to Allow Gay Husbands and Wives

Following the long awaited death of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the U.S. Marine Corps have now taken action to assure that gay and lesbian military spouses will be allowed in all on-base military spouse clubs. In a memo sent to Marine legal offices across the country, the Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant ordered that… » 1/11/13 5:00pm 1/11/13 5:00pm

Despite Their Best Efforts, Gay People Fail to Destroy the Military

Having openly gay people serving in the military was supposed to ruin everything—at least if you believed opponents of allowing them to serve openly. But a new Pentagon report given to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta this week says that, in fact, absolutely nothing has changed in the eight months since the ban on… » 5/11/12 9:30am 5/11/12 9:30am

Gay Troops On Active Duty Say Coming Out Has Been A Pretty Mixed Bag

Like many victories, you take the bad with the good. For the GLBT military folks who attended the first-ever gay military personnel convention, OutServe, in Las Vegas yesterday the good has been the non-stop support and "shrugs" they received after they came out and the opportunities that are now opening up for them. » 10/16/11 12:45pm 10/16/11 12:45pm