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OutMilitary.com Adds "Military Spouse" Option for Those Married to, or in a Domestic Partnership or Civil Union with, an LGBT Service Member

Boston, MA, October 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- “The fact is, gay service members can be legally married” said John McKinnon, creator of OutMilitary.com. “While the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) denies gay military spouses benefits like health insurance and housing allowance, they are still married in the eyes of the law and we need to honor that.”

“Many of our members are in long-term monogamous relationships. The landscape of what a marriage looks like has changed and OutMilitary.com wants to reflect that,” said Shaun Knittel, a spokesperson for OutMilitary.com. “Now, those romantically involved with a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine can proudly be listed as a ‘Military Spouse.’ This is particularly important as the LGBT community seeks marriage equality by trying to abolish the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Spouses of U.S. and foreign service members can stand up proudly and be acknowledged at OutMilitary.com.”

OutMilitary.com provides a supportive environment for “friending,” sharing and networking between active duty military, veterans and supporters – around the world.

OutMilitary.com is a “walled garden.” Members are encouraged to design their profile page to specifically fit their personality by adding photos, video and text. Members can chat via chat rooms or one on one. More than just a meeting place for LGBT service members and their supports, OutMilitary.com is also a source for news and updates on an array of topics tailored for the military community. Members can blog, chat, and connect with one another in a supportive environment.

OutMilitary.com has become the go-to place for the nearly 65,000 active duty gay servicemen and women and an estimated 1 million LGBT veterans.

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OutMilitary.com
John McKinnon
1-800-278-4670 x23
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