Gay veterans: We’ve been denied spot in St. Patrick’s parade

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BOSTON (AP)- Gay veterans who marched in Boston’s 2015 St. Patrick’s Day parade after decades of resistance from organizers say they have been denied a spot in this year’s event.

The veterans group, OutVets, said on their Facebook page that the reason for the denial is unclear, but “one can only assume it’s because we are LGBTQ.”

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VA LGBT Pride Month Celebration

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June 10 was a gay day at the VA, and Watermark headed over to set up a table and talk LGBT news.

The Orlando VA Medical Center hosted their annual LGBT Pride Month Celebration to honor the LGBT veterans who served in the U.S. military.

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Oregon lawmakers vote to aid gay veterans

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers gave an assist to gay veterans in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session.

If Gov. Kate Brown signs off on the bills approved July 6, Oregon would be the first state to hire a coordinator to help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans upgrade a less-than-honorable discharge received because of their sexual orientation.

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