Passing the Student Non-Discrimination Act would not only prevent the bullying and harassment of LGBT students across the country, but it could also lead to a host of better outcomes for these children later in life.
Ending the Department of Veterans Affairs backlog and passing the Ruth Moore Act of 2013 would allow veterans who have experienced military sexual assault to access the mental health care they need.
As the Supreme Court considers overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, it must take into account the ways the law harms our men and women in uniform and undermines our military readiness.
Sequestration would cut funding for several federal programs that are crucial to the health, wellness, and livelihood of gay and transgender Americans and their families.
Video Because of the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex military spouses are not eligible for nearly 100 spousal benefits freely available to other military spouses. This inequality harms our military families and weakens our entire force.
While the anticipated Pentagon announcement that it will extend some benefits to same-sex military spouses is progress, anything less than complete access to these benefits leaves the mission unaccomplished.
Opening combat positions to women offers long-overdue recognition of their service and ensures that servicewomen will be able to compete alongside their male counterparts for top military leadership positions.
U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have shown that women can no longer be shielded from enemy fire, but the military still denies them due recognition for their service.
This unconstitutional law threatens the health, well-being, and economic livelihood of families headed by same-sex couples.
A poll from Gallup and the Williams Institute shows why gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families are more likely to struggle financially than others.
New studies suggest that black churches, despite a reputation for being the most adamant opponents of gay and transgender equality, may actually be more supportive than we are led to think.
Katie Miller spent the first half of her undergraduate education at the U.S. Military Academy, where she was ranked eighth in her class of more than 1,000 cadets. An aspiring Army officer, Miller could not reconcile her pride in her position with the daily half-truths required from her under “don’t ask, don’t tell.” In 2010, she [...]