May 2, 2022

Something to Talk About Live: Supporting LGBTQ+ Dependents in Military Families

This week's episode is about supporting military families and their LGBTQ+ dependents.

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Descansen: Apoyo Para Las Familias De Militares Con Hijos/as LGBTQ+

Las familias de militares con dependientes LGBTQ+ enfrentan una serie única de desafíos. Mudarse cada pocos años significa reevaluar las normas culturales, las leyes, las escuelas y el apoyo a...

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At Ease: Support for Military Families with LGBTQ+ Children and Teens

Military families with LGBTQ+ dependents have a unique set of challenges. Moving every few years means reevaluating the cultural norms, laws, schools, and support of LGBTQ+ people at each location....

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November 8, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: November 11, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of LGBTQ+ veterans in the US.

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July 26, 2017

Thoughts from a trans army brat...

The callous and cavalier actions by the Commander-in-Chief—desiring to ban active duty and prospective transgender troops from military service—are ignorant and un-American. As an Army brat whose Dad was a career Army and World War II combat veteran, I have...

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Restore Honor to Service Members Act

This bill will help service members discharged for no other reason than their sexual orientation correct their military record to reflect their honorable service.

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Voices for Veterans Act

This bill will expand the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include LGBT veterans.

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The Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act

The Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act amends sections of Title 38 of the US Code to give all LGBTQ veterans and their families access to their VA benefits regardless of their...

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Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act

This bill redefines “surviving spouse” to include all legally married spouses at the time of a veteran’s death rather than only opposite-sex spouses for the purposes of...

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Military Service

In 1950, just two years after President Truman signed an executive order desegregating the United States Armed Forces, the Department of Defense began discriminating against LGB service members. When President...

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July 31, 2015

A Letter to my Dad, from Kristin

Today at ANTMK we have a special letter, from Kristin Beck to her dad. Kristin is a former US Navy SEAL who gained public attention in 2013 when she came out as a transgender woman. As an activist and advocate in the LGBT community, Kristin is a remarkable hero and leader, and the following letter--which she wanted to pen both to and about her dad--is an open, honest, and loving communication that we are honored to share in hope that it may provide support and inspiration to others!

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June 25, 2015

PFLAG Nashville President Celebrates Military Pride

Today we hear from Kathy Halbrooks, the President of PFLAG Nashville, and the Tennessee State Coordinator.

I had the pleasure of attending the Second Annual NSA Mid-South LGBT celebration on June 26 in Millington, Tennessee. The keynote...

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June 10, 2015

PFLAG Ogden: Pride at Hill Airforce Base

Today we hear from Barb D'Arco, president of PFLAG Ogden, one of our Utah chapters. She writes of a moving, major milestone, one that could not have happened without the hard work of PFLAGers everywhere!

I am a civilian...

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May 31, 2014

Frank Kameny: A Legacy of LGBTQ Activism Celebrated

As a part of June’s pride celebrations, the White House has on display an exhibit about Frank Kameny, a major figure in LGBTQ history. Kameny was drafted into the Army and served throughout World War II. After his service, he...

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