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StarHagel: Full National Guard To Recognize Gay Couples News item summary US (FED) 13 FEB

StarGeorgia National Guard to process same-sex benefits News item summary US (GA) 09 DEC

StarLouisiana National Guard latest to process same-sex benefits News item summary US (LA) 03 DEC

StarTexas National Guard Amends Policy For Same-Sex Couples News item summary US (TX) 27 NOV
• Media Advisory: Update to Benefit Processes for Service Members and Retirees 92.23kb, 26 NOV 13

StarSoldierís Dismissal Linked to Sexual Orientation News item summary ID 18 NOV

StarCoast Guard enacts pro-gay non-discrimination policy News item summary US (DC) 31 OCT
• Guidance: Equal Opportunity (EO) and Anti-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment Policy Statements 471-13, 29 OCT 13

StarPentagon: Ethics rules now apply to married gays News item summary US (VA) 05 OCT

StarJudgment Entered in McLaughlin v. Hagel News item summary US (MA) 02 OCT

StarVeterans Benefits Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples News item summary US (DC) 06 SEP
• Department of Justice: Attorney General Holder Announces Move to Extend Veterans Benefits to Same-Sex Married Couples 13-991, 04 SEP 13

StarJudge: Denial of Equal Veterans' Benefits Unconstitutional News item summary US (CA) 30 AUG
• Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment: Cooper-Harris et al v. United States of America No 2:12-00887-CBM (AJWx) PDF 42.06kb, 29 AUG 13

StarNo Spousal Benefits for Gay Veterans, Yet News item summary US (DC) 27 AUG
• The Secretary of Veterans Affairs: Letter to Senator Jeanne Shaheen PDF 63.02kb,14 AUG 13

StarPentagon Backs Gay Nups, Gives Full Benefits News item summary US (VA) 14 AUG

StarBrazil Army Must Recognize Same-Sex Civil Union News item summary BR 09 AUG

StarCharges Dismissed Against Lesbian Sailor Court Martialed for Civil Union News item summary US 08 AUG

StarPentagon to Extend Benefits to Gay Service Spouses News item summary US (DC) 26 JUN

StarMilitary benefits for same-sex couples to begin Sept. 1 News item summary US (DC) 07 JUN

StarPentagon recognizes transgender service members for first time in 'symbolic' move for LGBT community News item summary US (DC) 16 MAY

StarBenefits for Gay Vets Bill Moves to Connecticut Governor News item summary US (CT) 16 MAY

StarConnecticut Senate votes to restore benefits to veterans denied them under 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' News item summary US (CT) 25 APR

StarUnprotected Sex Leads to Aggravated Assault Verdict News item summary US 10 APR

StarNew Mexico Governor Vetoes Bill To Help Gay Military Families News item summary US (NM) 09 APR

StarLesbian Sailor Faces Court-Martial For Civil Union News item summary US 01 APR

StarNorth Carolina Senate passes military funeral protest bill News item summary US (NC) 28 FEB
• H.B. 19: An Act to Honour Fallen Heroes by Strengthening the Law that Prohibits Disorderly Conduct at a Funeral, Memorial Service, or Processional Route 30 JAN 13

StarVA grants burial rights for same-sex couple News item summary US (OR) 14 FEB

StarIsraeli girl wins court pay-out after mum's lesbian partner dies in fire News item summary IL 14 FEB

StarSec. Panetta Announces Benefits For Same-Sex Military Spouses and Partners News item summary US (DC) 11 FEB

StarPentagon lifts women's combat ban but transgender community still unfit to serve News item summary US 23 JAN

StarTurkey's new draft army bill still punishes gays and trans News item summary TR 08 JAN

StarDischarged Gay Service Members to Get Full Separation Pay News item summary US 07 JAN

StarPentagon still banning personnel from accessing LGBT websites News item summary US 05 JAN

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