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SLDN/OutServe launch congressional letter-writing campaign

The family members of lesbian and gay troops are taking their plea for recognition directly to Congress, in a new letter-writing campaign organized by the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and the group OutServe. 241 more words


Historic First! Obama’s Minions Add Gay Marriage Plank To Official DNC 2012 Election Platform.

A law unto themselves

“In those days…every man did that which was right in his own eyes.” Judges 21:25

From Politico: Democrats are set to include a pro-gay marriage plank in their convention platform for the first time in history, party sources confirm to POLITICO. 431 more words

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SLDN, Freedom to Marry Join Forces in New Campaign

Two LGBT advocacy groups are joining forces to combat the federal Defense of Marriage Act and its effect on gay military families. 233 more words


It Gets Better: Breaking The 'GLASS' Closet

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) tweeted an article from The Chicago Tribune about a group Navy sailors from the Great Lakes starting the group Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors (GLASS): 131 more words

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Ovation: Staff Sergeant Anthony Loverde Reinstated After DADT Discharge.

Staff Sergeant Anthony Loverde, discharged from the U.S. Air Force in 2008 under the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) law, will soon return to active duty.  314 more words


Air Force Staff Sergeant Reinstated Post-DADT Repeal

An LGBT military advocacy group has announced that one of its clients will become the SECOND servicemember reinstated to active duty since the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ That means he’ll return to the exact same position he had BEFORE his dismissal, as if his career was never interrupted. 232 more words


Valerie Jarrett to Deliver Keynote Address at SLDN Dinner

The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network announced on Wednesday that Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett will deliver the keynote address at the organization’s annual dinner in Washington, D.C., on March 3. 65 more words

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