Topics :: gay veterans
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By David Perry | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
Organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade face a growing political backlash for their refusal to let a group of 20 gay veterans participate as openly LGBTQ in the nation’s second largest Irish-themed march.
By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Sep 15, 2013
A 95-year-old member of the Greatest Generation has tied the knot with his boyfriend, a Vietnam vet, at a California veterans home in what was hailed by some (and excoriated by others) as the facility’s first same-sex wedding.
By Pete Yost | Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
The Obama administration said Wednesday it will stop enforcing a law that blocks benefits to partners of military veterans in same-sex marriages.
Friday Aug 30, 2013
A judge in Los Angeles ruled Thursday that a lesbian Army veteran and her spouse should be entitled to disability benefits given the recent Supreme Court ruling that struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Friday Apr 26, 2013
Connecticut lawmakers are seeking to restore state benefits to gay and lesbian veterans discharged under the U.S. military’s "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy.
By Kevin Freking | Tuesday Feb 19, 2013
The government has cleared the first burial of a same-sex spouse of a veteran in a national cemetery, but it’s far from certain how easy it will be for other gay military couples to win the same benefit.
By Steven DuBois | Friday Feb 15, 2013
The Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to allow the same-sex spouse of a member of the military to be buried in a U.S. national cemetery.
By Donna Cassata | Thursday Jun 28, 2012
A Democratic congressman wants same-sex benefits for spouses of veterans and service members.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 19, 2012
Nearly 20,000 people joined an online campaign to have a Dallas nurse fired, who allegedly told a lesbian veteran that she was depressed because she is gay.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 9, 2009
Rick Duncan: gay Annapolis grad, activist on behalf of veterans, wounded war hero... and fictional creation of Richard Strandlof.
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