Ex-Marine Calls on People of Color to Back Same-Sex Marriage

Marquell Smith helped repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and is now turning his attention towards another LGBT cause.

ACLU Wins Full Severance Pay for Troops Discharged Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Before the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” in 2011, gay and lesbian service members who were forced to leave the military because of their sexual orientation were often honorably discharged. Yet they were given only half of their discharge pay.

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Gets Old With New Marines

The military ban overwhelmingly impacts black women.

Lady Gaga Brings Gay Soldiers From Fringe to Red Carpet

The singer makes a bold statement in opposition to the military’s ban on gay and lesbian soldiers.

Obama: Don't Holler at Me About 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'