As a former Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, I'm used to "hurry up and wait." As a gay man, I've waited my entire life for more public heroes. To all U.S. Senators: Let Freedom ring. Let Eric Fanning serve.
"Ignore the things that don't matter and pay great attention to the things and people that do."
From 1942 until 1962 almost 200,000 U.S. soldiers were often unknowingly exposed to different levels of radiation during the testing of atomic and hydrogen weapons.
"I just want to be a visible symbol for those out there that are forced to, I won't say lie, but not be authentic in order
A Defense Department spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. Swokowski knows what it's like to serve in silence
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"I had someone come out to me and start their transition, and my first words were, 'Don't do it unless you really, really
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Cianni usually shot the photographs after the interviews were conducted, so by then, the photographer and his subjects "had
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The "LGBT Fallen Heroes Fund" is an organization that seeks to identify, honor and memorialize lesbian, gay, bisexual and
A gay marine received a rainbow flag on his last day of service with the phrase "Served With Pride" stitched under the Marine