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  • Gay and Lesbian troops perform in drag on military base

    03/04/2014 5:58:49 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 23 replies ^ | 3/3/14 | unknown
    Gay and lesbian troops perform in drag on American military base Troops based at the Kadena Air Base in Japan know how to party. On Saturday, six gay and straight service members applied some of their finest makeup and lip synced to "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" in what is believed to be first drag queen and king show on an American military base. The show was thrown in support for the base's recently formed OutServe-SLDN chapter, a nonprofit advocacy group for the army's LGBT community. Navy Lt. Marissa Greene told Stars and Stripes she only expected to sell 75...
  • Military gay group growing, aiming for more rights

    02/20/2012 9:19:58 AM PST · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 20, 2012 | Rowan Scarborough
    An association of gays in the military has more than doubled its membership since last year, is setting up more on-base chapters, and plans to hold its next national conference at a Defense Department resort at Walt Disney World. The expansion of the group OutServe in the five months since the repeal of the Pentagonís ban on open gays shows how a steady stream of service members are coming out of the closet and are becoming better organized to achieve demands for more benefits. ~snip~ Elaine Donnelly, who heads the Center for Military Readiness and worked to keep the ban,...
  • Magazine launch for gay military members announced

    03/28/2011 9:14:42 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 94 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 28 mar 2011
    Washington (CNN) -- A magazine designed for and by gay military members may soon be displayed at military installations worldwide, an advocacy group announced Monday. "Our first objective with the magazine is to let all the gay, lesbian, bi, and trans members currently serving know that they are not alone," an active-duty officer who goes by the pseudonym JD Smith said in a statement. Smith, along with co-director Ty Walrod lead the organization known as OutServe, the group describes themselves as an underground network of actively serving military members of the United States Armed Services who identify as lesbian, gay,...