U.S. Dept of Defense plans to celebrate Gay Pride month!!

I almost didn’t believe this when I first read the post, but I looked it up. Happily, I discovered it’s true. What an amazing turn! We still have so far to go, but Gay Pride month will now join the ranks of many other cultural celebrations honored by our military. Hear, hear!

Updated Article:
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2018437970_apusgaytroops.html

Original Article:
http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/06/ap-military-gay-pride-month-military-recognize-gay-troops-061412/

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Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry: The Story of Monica and Naomi

A few months ago I began dating a future Navy Sailor. Today this story strikes a chord in my heart more deeply than it likely would have in the past.

Equality. Safety.

Such simple words, yet their reality makes a world of difference. May we all keep fighting for our youth, for our service members, for each and every LGBTQ* individual and the ones they love. 

And may we never stop fighting.

(Source: freedomtomarry.org)

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