Members of Congress who believe that servicemembers' participation in an LGBT pride parade is equivalent to attending or speaking at a political or campaign rally in uniform have simply failed to do their research and apply common sense.
by Alexander Nicholson - Executive Director, Servicemembers United
If Rick Perry wants to use his campaign cash to bash patriotic and hard-working American servicemembers and veterans who happen to be gay or lesbian, he should at least have the intestinal fortitude to meet with us in person and do it to our faces.
Servicemembers United's ongoing program called "SU Gives Back" provides care packages to deployed and hospitalized servicemembers. The organization's next collection drive in San Diego will be on Dec. 8 at Bourbon Street.
Eager to bid farewell to what many referred to as a shameful period in U.S. military history, many gay and lesbian servicemembers and their friends attended a celebration at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill to count down the final minutes of the discriminatory law.