Military to Recognize Gay Troops in June

Image:Flickr WASHINGTON — Last summer, gays in the military dared…

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WASHINGTON — Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month just as it marks other celebrations honoring racial or ethnic groups.

Officials said Thursday that they’re planning the first-ever event to recognize gay and lesbian troops. They declined to give details about what the event will be, but officials said Defense Secretary Leon Panetta feels it’s important to recognize the service of gays in the armed forces.

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  • Sampson

    Great nations and empires who fall, fall because of moral corruption.I cannot think of one nation in history that is more corrupt than we are now.

  • Doubting Thomas

    This is ridiculous. They need special recognition for how they practice sex? Stupidity abounds.