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TENT seeks trans military veterans for Texas Outserve-SLDN conference

The Transgender Education Network of Texas is looking for trans veterans to serve on a panel at the 2013 Outserve -SLDN leadership conference. TENT needs those who can attend the Oct. 25–27 conference in San Antonio and are comfortable telling their stories but is also looking for those who are not comfortable speaking in public to privately share their stories to collect for a “public narrative.”

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DADT repeal crusader Dave Guy-Gainer dies

Dave Guy-Gainer, who was a leading local advocate for the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” died unexpectedly at his home in Forest Hill on Thursday. Guy-Gainer was 63. A public memorial will be held at...

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Dallas celebrates end of DADT

As ban on open gays and lesbians in the military ends, active-duty military personnel come out, some who were discharged consider re-enlisting Cully Johnson DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com As the repeal of...

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BREAKING: Pentagon to certify DADT repeal

Secretary Panetta Reports are coming in from sources including the Wall Street Journal and Fox News that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen are going to announce Friday that they...

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BREAKING: A new plan for DADT repeal

Details are emerging today about a new plan to pass a repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” in the lame duck session of Congress. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Pa., introduced DADT repeal legislation in the House...

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SLDN Files DADT Suit

As further pressure on the members of the lame duck Senate, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network today filed a federal lawsuit demanding the reinstatement of three veterans discharged under DADT. The lawsuit filed in federal...

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Send SLDN your pics for a Veterans Day tribute!

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network is compiling a Veterans Day tribute video to honor everyone who has served – past and present, LGBT and straight. They’re collecting photos and videos from all over the country,...

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SU and SLDN on today’s DADT ruling

The Servicemember groups weigh in. Alex Nicholson, Executive Director of Servicemembers United, who played a key role in the Log Cabin case: “This order from Judge Phillips is another historic and courageous step in the...

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