ABC's news story is here.
Ideas that lifting the ban would interfere with sensitive aspects of unit cohesion, where soldiers experience forced intimacy, have not been issues in practice. They were offered as objections in the early 1990s by Sam Nunn and Charles Moskos (late), but even Moskos went back on these objections when he started promoting conscription after 9/11.
The ABC link for the AP story was tweeted today by SLDN.
Concern remains what could happen if the GOP comes back into power in both the Congress and the White House. The Homocon Party at the Honey Pot in Tampa could become a distant memory.
Picture above: Rehoboth. the Blue Moon.