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First Out Gay Man Confirmed as Air Force Undersecretary

First Out Gay Man Confirmed as Air Force Undersecretary
Eric Fanning, a gay man, has been confirmed to the second-highest civilian position in the U.S. Air Force.
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The Rise and Fall of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Rise and Fall of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
The largest collection of academic research on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal was published online this weekend in a special edition of the Journal of Homosexuality.
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Panetta: 'The Department Will Extend Additional Benefits to Same-Sex Partners'

Panetta: 'The Department Will Extend Additional Benefits to Same-Sex Partners'
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced Monday that same-sex spouses of active members of the military will begin receiving protections that were previously denied to them. Panetta noted that the Pentagon was doing what it could, within the constraints imposed by the discriminatory so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
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DADT Discharged Troops to Receive Full Pay

DADT Discharged Troops to Receive Full Pay
Former service members who are part of a class action lawsuit challenging a Defense Department policy that cuts in half the separation pay of those who have been honorably discharged for "homosexuality" will receive their full pay after a settlement announced Monday.
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