Gay Soldiers For First Time Can Wear Uniforms To Pride Parades

The Department of Defense announced the new rule Thursday, just in time for pride events in San Diego.

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In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Sean Sutton, left, greets his boyfriend of 2 years, U.S. Navy sailor Jonathan Jewell, E5, with a kiss after Jewell returned from a seven month deployment

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In this July 16, 2011 photo, two women, both active duty sailors in the Navy who gave their names as Nikki, left, and Lisa, kiss as they march in the Gay Pride Parade in San Diego.