June 21, 2017

Local active duty veteran cleared to display military and gay pride together in parade

It’s believed that Sgt. Boehme is the first active service member in Oregon or Washington to get approval to march in uniform in a pride parade.
May 12, 2017

Military Background Inspires Student’s Project to Serve Veterans

As one of the few African-American females to serve in the U.S. Marines, Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes ’17 is acutely aware of both […]
March 22, 2017

LGBTQ vets invited to attend meeting

Members of the LGBTQ community who served in the armed forces are invited to attend a meeting with the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs LGBTQ veterans […]
February 3, 2017

DoD Announces New Outreach Efforts to Veterans Regarding Discharges and Military Records

The Department of Defense today announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed. Through […]
January 9, 2017

Air Forces Grants Honorable Discharge to 91-Year-Old Gay Vet

A 91-year-old veteran who was dismissed from the U.S. Air Force as “undesirable” in 1948 because he is gay has had that discharge status changed to […]
October 9, 2016

Oregon’s new LGBTQ Veterans representative meets with veterans, allies at SOU

June 30, 2016

Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops

May 26, 2016

Oregon hires nation’s first advocate for LGBT veterans