Same-Sex Military Couples Struggle for Recognition

Sgt. Karen Alexander fought for her country in Iraq, but back home she often feels the U.S. Army is fighting against her. Married to another female soldier with a 4-year-old son, Alexander is denied the same housing allowance and other family-friendly benefits she would be entitled to if married to a man. As far as Uncle Sam is concerned, she's still single. "I'm married to my best friend, who just happens to be of the same sex as me," said Alexander, 29, who is stationed at Fort...Full Story
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