After winning key right, gays press for more from military - Washington Times

With the official end of the U.S. military’s ban two weeks away, gay-rights activists are pressing the Pentagon for more than just the right to serve openly.

An underground group of gay personnel says it has won permission from at least two military branches to let it distribute its magazine, Outserve, on bases.

In addition, the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, which led a long fight in Washington to repeal the ban, has written to Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta urging him to extend military housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of personnel.


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After winning key right, gays press for more from military - Washington Times

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