VA is closing a gap in benefits for surviving spouses of LGBTQ+ Veterans. This extension of survivor benefits is effective immediately
LGBTQ youth with military parents are also more likely to report substance use than heterosexual youth with military parents
“The change request was driven by awareness of a restrictive policy that was being used against transgender Airmen and Guardians"
A special program exploring the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, the fight to repeal it and how it continues to affect those who serve
This will extend medical care, disability payouts, employment assistance & other benefits previously blocked