• Unpacking the Story of Transgender Veterans

    TA-NET is a therapeutic approach for Gender Diverse and Transgender Veterans that puts emphasis on sharing personal narrative holistically.

  • LGBT health care for the Veteran you are

    LGBT Veterans choose to receive health care through VA because they find inclusive and affirming quality care from supportive providers. Every facility has an LGBT Veteran care coordinator.

  • VBA celebrates all Veterans this Pride Month

    At VBA, we are dedicated to providing Veterans, service members, and their families with the benefits they have earned, regardless of sexual orientation.

  • LGBT Veteran care evolves, continues to improve

    Lorry Luscri is one of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Veteran Care Coordinators at each VA medical center. She has a very straightforward message for Veterans with LGBT and related identities. “You do not have to be afraid to come to the VA for care,” she said. “You are and have always been welcome here and should take advantage of all the great services available through the VA for all Veterans.”

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Adrianna Vorderbruggen

    During Pride Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Adrianna Vorderbruggen, who was killed in action in Afghanistan.

  • Harvey Milk: Honor, courage and commitment

    Enshrined in the Navy Core Values Charter are honor, courage and commitment. Navy Veteran Harvey Milk upheld each of those values as he advanced gay rights.

  • LGBT Veterans describe VA care, provide advice for others

    Navy Veteran Marilu Fanning and Army Veteran Dylan Liebhart have followed different journeys through life. Different upbringings, generations and military services. Yet, the two share a passion for helping fellow Veterans receive the care they’ve earned. They have advice for fellow LGBT and Related Identities Veterans.

  • Three Diffusion of Excellence practices impacting Veteran lives across the country

    By finding, supporting, spreading, and adapting practices at VA, Diffusion of Excellence is bringing the best care and practices to more and more Veterans.

  • Pride Month: celebrating all who served

    VA is committed to providing high-quality, respectful care for Veterans with LGBT and related identities, as well as their families. June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.

  • Innovators of the Month: Dr. Tiffany Lange-Altman and Dr. Michelle Hilgeman

    During Pride Month the iNET InnoVAtor of the Month features two iNET investees who support the LGBTQ community with PRIDE in All Who Served.

  • Clifton Arnesen: Love against hate

    Clifton Arnesen enlisted to escape his troubled childhood but was discharged due to his sexuality. Later he became an advocate for LGBT troops.

  • Preventing suicide among LGBT Veterans

    Today, it is estimated that one million of our nation’s Veterans identify as LGBT. Studies reveal LGBT Veterans accessing VA services were more likely to screen positive for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and alcohol misuse than non-LGBT Veterans.

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