Monthly Archives: January 2013

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by Mary Griggs I’m an Army brat and I well know the myriad of benefits that came with being a dependent. There was  housing on post that really helped when living in places with high…

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LGBT Hate Crime in Lafayette

We are deeply saddened by the attack in Lafayette this past Sunday. It is reprehensible that four individuals can be harassed and attacked in a public space, but we know that this is a situation that is all too familiar … Continue reading

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Justice Delayed, No Longer Denied

by Mary Griggs One little known aspect of the policy against “homosexuality” for the US military was that service members who were discharged for being gay or lesbian, had their separation pay cut in half. The policy, which was not … Continue reading

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With Deepest Sympathy

It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Henry Jumonville, the husband of Gerri Jumonville, who served from 2004 to 2006 as Forum Chair, and for many years before that as Forum Treasurer. Through Gerri’s … Continue reading

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2013 Resolutions

Every January, people make a whole slew of resolutions, only to forget about them a few weeks later. This year, though, I’m going to make my resolutions matter for women and LGBT persons. Instead of buying another gym membership to … Continue reading

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