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Mitchell says he hopes this photo series will put a face to the LGBT people who tirelessly serve our country.
Since then, Mitchell has photographed even more veterans for The Veteran Vision Project."It reminds me of how unfair it is that this man can serve while enjoying all of this constitutional rights as an American, while other men and women similar to him cannot in other parts of the country, due in part to recent decisions such as the one made by circuit judge Jeffrey Sutton [who upheld same-sex marriage bans in Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee]. Maybe pictures like this will help him see better." Lesbian, gay, and bisexual military personnel had been serving our country for decades without receiving equal protection, while transgender troops are still prohibited from serving openly.While, as many speculate, marriage equality may be the law of the land come this June, there is still plenty of work to be done to truly accept and integrate all LGBT service members.The picture — outdoor photo, big smile — was real, and recent.And her pitch was straightforward: Looking for a life partner …