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The Washington Post:

"A new memorial is in the works for gay veterans, with the coordinating group announcing a final design for the project this week."


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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/08/08/new-memorial-planned-for-gay-veterans-at-washington-cemetery/

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"New memorial planned for gay veterans at Washington's Congressional Cemetery"


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https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/497820385392730114

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Fox 5 News:

“Plans for a national memorial honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans took a major step forward.”


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http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/26230849/plans-for-a-national-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-veterans-memorial-move-forward

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Dallas Voice:

“Memorial 15 years in the making with many more to go”


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http://www.dallasvoice.com/plans-national-lgbt-veterans-memorial-unveiled-10177974.html

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HRC:

“Only three years ago, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) was still in effect, prohibiting LGBT service members from openly serving in the U.S. military. “


Continue with the article: http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/design-for-memorial-honoring-lgbt-veterans-revealed

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Military.com:

“...Working toward that goal, the board of directors of the National LGBT Veteran’s Memorial Project has been working on a monument that would honor the service and sacrifices of LGBT veterans. It would be placed in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.”


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http://forums.military.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/27819558/m/5740037313001

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Towleroad:

“Nearly three years ago, the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal was made official, paving the way for lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members to perform their duties openly and honestly. The repeal by no means erased a traumatic history, however, and now gay veterans, and those currently serving, will receive a memorial to honor their sacrifices.”


Continue with the article: http://www.towleroad.com/2014/08/lesbian-and-gay-service-members-to-receive-memorial-in-congressional-cemetery.html

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The Advocate:


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http://www.advocate.com/politics/military/2012/08/04/dc-get-first-national-lgbt-veterans-memorial

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The Washington Blade:

“An organization planning to install a National LGBT Veterans Memorial in D.C.’s historic Congressional Cemetery is inviting artists to enter a competition for the design of a monument “to honor LGBT veterans who have served in the U.S. armed forces” that will be part of the memorial”


Continue with the article: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/06/05/design-competition-for-lgbt-veterans-memorial-washington-dc-gay-news/


“Design announced for LGBT Veterans Memorial in D.C”


Continue with the article: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/08/13/design-announced-lgbt-veterans-memorial-d-c/

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Out:

“A planned memorial seeks to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender vets with sleek new design”


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http://www.out.com/news-opinion/2014/08/01/lgbt-veteran%E2%80%99s-memorial-project-reveals-official-design

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Gay Star News:

“America’s fallen LGBTI military personnel will be honored with a permanent monument in Washington DC’s Congressional Cemetery if the National LGBT Veterans Memorial Project gets its way and the group recently released the design for it”


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http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/design-washington-dc-lgbti-veterans-memorial-unveiled120814

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Washington Examiner:

“The nation’s first-ever memorial to gay military veterans will be placed in the “gay corner” of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill, home to the gravesites of senators, congressmen, Supreme Court justices and vice presidents.”


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http://washingtonexaminer.com/d.c.s-congressional-cemetery-to-host-lgbt-veterans-memorial-in-gay-corner/article/2551847

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In the Capitol:

“One more memorial will be added to D.C.'s maps if the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veteran’s Memorial Project can gather the necessary funding. The group has published the final design for its three-panel concept, hoping to attract support for its cause, which would place the memorial at Congressional Cemetery.”

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http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2014/08/11/lgbt-veterans-memorial-dc/

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Gay Military Signal:

“The National LGBT Veterans Memorial has announced the launch of its monument design competition.  The memorial in our nation's capitol will include a monument, niches for the cremains of LGBT veterans and their partners, and memorial bricks honoring the memory of LGBT veterans. “


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http://www.gaymilitarysignal.com/1303Monument.html

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Iona Sentinel-Standard:

“A new memorial is in the works for gay veterans”


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http://www.sentinel-standard.com/article/20140811/NEWS/140819865

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Capitol City News:


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http://www.capitalcommunitynews.com/content/design-released-lgbt-memorial-congressional-cemetery-0

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The Christian Post:

"A design for a National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veterans Memorial at the Congressional Cemetery has been recently unveiled."


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http://www.christianpost.com/news/design-revealed-for-lgbt-memorial-at-congressional-cemetery-124764/

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NY in Excile:

America’s fallen LGBTI military personnel will be honored with a permanent monument in Washington DC’s Congressional Cemetery if the National LGBT Veterans Memorial Project gets its way and the group recently released the design for it.”


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http://www.nyinexile.com/2014/08/lgbt-memorial-planned-for-congressional.html

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BreitBart:

“A special memorial to gay military veterans is scheduled to be placed in the “gay corner” of the Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill.”


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http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/12/First-Gay-Military-Memorial-To-Be-Placed-in-D-C-Congressional-Cemetery-s-Gay-Corner

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Blue Nation Review:

Four Years After Repeal of DADT, Gay Soldiers Get Recognition for Service”


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http://bluenationreview.com/lgbt-veterans-memorial/

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Winq:

“The US National LGBT Veterans Memorial Project has unveiled the design for a permanent memorial honouring LGBTI veterans in D.C.’s Congressional Cemetery.”


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http://www.winq.com/2014/08/design-us-lgbti-memorial-unveiled/

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OutFront Online:

“Washington DC’s Congressional Cemetery may have a new addition honoring LGBTI veterans if the National LGBT Veteran’s Memorial Project succeeds in their efforts.”


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http://outfrontonline.com/lifestyle-2/faith-spirit/design-washington-dc-memorial-lgbti-veterans-revealed/

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Queer DE: (Dutch)

“12.08.2014 LGBT Veterans Memorial: Auf dem historischen Congressional Cemetery in der US-Hauptstadt Washington DC soll ein Denkmal für verstorbene schwul-lesbische Soldaten errichtet werden - jetzt wurde das Design vorgestellt.”


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http://www.queer.de/bild-des-tages.php?einzel=852
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