Pentagon to Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses

Panetta announcement expected this week

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 6, 2013 12:54 AM CST

(Newser) – In another big step forward for gay rights in the military, the Pentagon is planning to extend certain benefits to the same-sex partners of military personnel. The new benefits are expected to include housing benefits and access to facilities like spouses' clubs, but many more...   Read full story »

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