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Veterans and Military Families Need Comprehensive Paid Leave Solutions Article
A U.S. Marine looks at his daughter for the first time with his wife during a homecoming at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California, December 2016. (Getty/Sandy Huffaker)

Veterans and Military Families Need Comprehensive Paid Leave Solutions

Military service members, veterans, and their families have many reasons they need leave, and, along with all Americans, need comprehensive paid family and medical leave policies.

Diana Boesch

A Crisis Moment for the LGBT Community Podcast

A Crisis Moment for the LGBT Community

Michele and Igor discuss President Trump's announcement to bar transgender people from serving—in any capacity—in the nation's armed forces.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

Infographic: American Heroes Deserve Uniform Workplace Protections Article

Infographic: American Heroes Deserve Uniform Workplace Protections

American security relies heavily on the cooperation of the U.S. armed services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and private contractors, but not all of them are afforded basic employment protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Katie Miller

The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work Report
 (Veteran at Vietnam memorial)

The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work

More than 1 million service members and veterans could benefit from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and other common-sense measures to prevent workplace discrimination.

Katie Miller

Infographic: How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming 1 Military Couple Article
 (DOMA military infographic)

Infographic: How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming 1 Military Couple

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.

Katie Miller

How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming One Military Couple Video
 (Service member)

How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming One Military Couple

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.

Lauren Santa Cruz, Katie Miller

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