Department of Defense adds sexual orientation to anti-bias policy
Gay, lesbian and bisexual soldiers will now be protected from discrimination. 

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Tuesday, June 9, 2015 the armed forces will not discriminate or harass members of the military based on sexual orientation. 

"I think the military is now doing this because they are seeing the writing on the wall," said Andrew Schneider, Executive Director of Fairness West Virginia. 

This step towards equality comes 4 years after the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell policy," which kept gay and lesbian military members from fighting openly. 

Not everyone agrees with the change.
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