A new initiative was launched this month to support youth of military families who identify as LGBT around the world.
The organization was launched by the American Military Partner Association, the largest nonprofit in the U.S. dedicated to supporting military spouses, and was inspired by two military moms who said that it can be difficult to be the only LGBT youth who is “out.”
MilPride’s objective is to ensure that families with LGBT children are never felt left out or alone, and provides resources, education and support for the modern military family.
“Military families already have to face extraordinary sacrifices and challenges in their service to our country, and those families with LGBT children face even greater barriers due to a lack of support and resources,” said leaders of the initiative.
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