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GLBT Color Guard first gay group allowed to march in Veterans Day Parade

The GLBT Community Color Guard, made up of gay and lesbian veterans, has sought permission to march in the annual Veterans Day parade before, but the answer's always been no -- until this year. With the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, an invitation to take part in tomorrow's event in downtown Denver was finally granted. Says color guard leader and thirteen-year military vet Luiza Fritz, "This is a big deal."
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