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Obama Writes Post Urging Equal Treatment Of Gays, Congressional Action

Obama also said that Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. During his presidency, Obama, among other moves, rescinded the “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule prohibiting gay military people from revealing their sexual orientation.

11/04/2013

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Marine Corps: Spouses Clubs Must Admit Same-Sex Couples To Remain On Base

The Marine Corps has advised its legal staff that spouses clubs operating on its installations must admit same-sex spouses if they wish to remain on the bases.

01/11/2013

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GOP Challenges Military March In Gay Pride Parade

Congressional Republicans challenged Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday to explain why the Defense Department allowed active-duty troops to wear their uniforms while marching in San Diego’s gay pride parade last weekend.

07/24/2012

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Impatient Gay-Rights Groups Putting Pressure On Obama

The refrain sounded by his aides is accurate: Barack Obama has done more for the cause of gay rights than any president before him.

05/04/2012

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Gay Naval Academy Alumni Commemorate ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ Repeal

A gay and lesbian alumni group for graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy is welcoming the first midshipmen who will graduate after repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

04/16/2012

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Obama Administration Won’t Defend Limit On Gay Military Benefits

The Obama administration is extending its decision to stop defending an anti-gay marriage law to provisions affecting same-sex couples in the military.

02/17/2012