From my column on www.parentsociety.com:
In a previous post,
I wrote about Lt. Col. Heather Mack and her spouse Ashley Broadway, who
are parents of a 2-year-old and expecting their second child. Ashley
was denied one of many privileges that straight couples in the U.S.
military service receive without question.
Recently, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta outlined new benefits and
privileges for same-sex couples, whether they are in a marriage, civil
union, or significant partnered relationship (each state allows a
different status to same-sex couples and families). These include the
following (thanks to thinkprogress.org):
Read more here: http://www.parentsociety.com/todays-family/same-sex-parents/marching-toward-equality-for-same-sex-parents-in-the-u-s-military/
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