Latest Gays in the military News

10 years after ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ cadets see progress

Sep. 25, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Kelli Normoyle was nervous as she arrived at the Coast Guard Academy campus in Connecticut in 2008. She had come out as a lesbian to a few friends near the end of high school, but she faced a military environment where “don’t ask, don’t tell” was still the...

Marine veteran advocates for LGBT equality in North Carolina

Jun. 27, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Timothy Caudill’s resume includes four years of active and four years inactive reserve time serving America as a Marine, including a seven-month deployment in the Middle East. After leaving the Marine Corps in November 2011, the 2005 Forestview...