Published on November 11th, 2012 | by DanNation0
What Makes A Gay Soldier Different From A Straight One? (VIDEO)
Gay and straight service members risk their lives to protect our country. But, the military is forced to treat them differently because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Find out more athttp://freedomtomarry.org/military.
Via Towleroad: “Evan Wolfson from Freedom To Marry said the video “viscerally captures the cruelty of treating gay soldiers and their families as second-class citizens under DOMA — the psychological pain of inequality, on top of physical scars born of service to our country.” Because DOMA prohibits federal recognition of same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian soldiers continue to lag behind their straight colleagues in terms of benefits, including health care for their spouses.”