Today marks the tenth anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, a policy put into place on Feb. 28, 1994 to prevent lesbian,
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Tens of thousands of LGBT veterans forced from the military for their sexual orientation and given other-than-honorable discharges will be able to receive full Veterans Affairs benefits despite
TA-NET is a fairly new concept at VA. In mid-2019, clinical practice guidelines didn’t exist to address the common experiences and complex traumas experienced by
VA officials estimate that around 4,000 veterans nationwide will be interested in the surgeries. Total cost of the program is not yet known. The department
Millye is an Army Veteran who served during the early 1960s. Cynthia served in the Navy in the 1970s and 80s. Tracey was in the
According to our Veterans Service Organization partners, there are an estimated 1 million Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Veterans in the U.S. Here at VBA,
Navy Veteran and activist Monica Helms is the creator of the Transgender Flag. Monica Helms was born in Sumter, South Carolina, but grew up mostly
This is part one in a two-part series about VA care for Veterans with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) and Related Identities. Part two
Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) Director Kelly Fitzpatrick will host a live virtual town hall this week to discuss LGBTQ veterans’ services, answer questions and hear challenges experienced by LGBTQ veterans in Oregon.
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Both women Veterans and Veterans with LGBT and related identities underuse VA care. That makes now
WHITE CITY, Ore. — Veterans and staff of the VA SORCC came together to celebrate…
How would you feel being surrounded by unwelcoming (and even hostile) messages aimed at you when you’re simply at the doctor’s office?