• New feature expands Veterans’ ability to customize VA profile

    VA’s Office of Information and Technology and Veterans Health Administration teamed up to make the VA profile more customizable and inclusive.

  • This Pride Month, VA is proud of all LGBTQ+ Veterans

    Pride Month - Saluting our LGBTQ+ Veterans who volunteered to defend our freedom. It is our responsibility to help defend theirs.

  • Maj. Gen. Tammy Smith: Live Authentically

    Tammy Smith struggled to hide her sexuality while serving in the Army. She became the highest-ranking openly gay officer after DADT was repealed in 2011.

  • Kimberly Stuart: LGBTQ and Red, White & Blue

    Kimberly Stuart used the challenges she faced during her service to help other Veterans, so they can have pride for all aspects of their identity.

  • VA celebrates Pride Month by serving all who served

    During Pride Month, VA’s LGBTQ+ Health Program office engages, educates, and raises awareness of essential services and resources.

  • Provider webinar: Women Veterans and trauma-informed care

    Women Veterans experience a high prevalence of trauma. A May 26 provider webinar will discuss women Veterans and trauma-informed care.

  • VA celebrates LGBTQ+ Health Week

    VA’s LGBTQ+ Health program engages, educates and raises awareness on essential services and resources that matter to you.

  • VA’s PRIDE program – this week’s Veteran health equity podcast

    Explore how VA’s PRIDE program has expanded in this health equity podcast. An Army combat Veteran of 28 years shares her transgender story.

  • Social Determinants of Health – Veteran Health Equity podcast episode 1

    VA’s Office of Health Equity champions the advancement of health equity and the reduction of health disparities in Veterans.

  • Carolyn Dusty Pruitt: Preacher for equality

    Army Veteran Carolyn Dusty Pruitt served in the Women’s Army Corps and later in the Army Reserve. While in the Reserve, she attended seminary school after feeling called to become a pastor. In 1983, Pruitt gave an interview to the Los Angeles Times about the “Gay, God conflict,” and her commander in the Reserve began an investigation that resulted in Pruitt being discharged.

  • Franklin Kameny: LGBTQ+ Rights Movement Leader

    Franklin Kameny served in the Army during World War II. After being fired from his job for his sexuality, he became a prominent LGBTQ activist.

  • Health Care Professionals Webinar: Caring for LGBTQ+ Veterans

    Attend VA’s next provider webinar on June 24, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn about the unique health care needs of LGBTQ+ Veterans. Discover the health care challenges and barriers of LGBTQ+ individuals.

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