Honor our Brothers and Sisters
on Veterans Day

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On March 11, 1778  Lt. Frederick Enslin was drummed out of the United States Army by General George Washington for being Gay. Since then, countless numbers of Gay and Lesbian people have served and died fighting for their country, some in secret, some openly.

Now more than 200 years later, and after some 80,000 Gay and Lesbian troops were similarly discharged,  not only can Gay and Lesbian people serve and die for their country openly but 2016 saw the first openly Gay man appointed Secretary of the Army.

Veteran's Day is a day honoring American soldiers, Gay and Straight, who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. LGBT Americans pause to remember and honor the service and sacrifice of all American service members.