Posts tagged "don't ask don't tell"

Navy Seeks To Discharge Sailor Found Asleep In Bed With Another Male Sailor

Recently, a Washington Post article reported that the Navy is seeking to discharge two sailors who were found asleep in bed with each other. Is the Navy kidding? Navy Petty Officer Stephen C. Jones says what happened in his bedroom one night last month was purely innocuous: Another male sailor came by to watch “The... Read more »

Even if you don't ask, I'm telling...

On Thursday, a federal judge in California did the absolute right thing. Judge Virginia A. Phillips ruled that the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy which bars openly gay and lesbian service members from serving in the military is unconstitutional. Democratic congressional leaders and gay rights groups met on Monday to discuss the possible repeal... Read more »

A Salute to Chicago's LGBT Veterans

According to the Urban Institute, more than 1 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender veterans are currently living in the United States. Veterans from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities were honored at “With Liberty and Justice For All” — the nation’s only municipally sponsored, military salute to LGBT veterans. It’s the City’s... Read more »
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Obama & Gay Issues: Part 1

It feels great to say that we finally have a President that listens – truly listens – to our needs and rights within the gay community. This is a bit of old news but I feel compelled to talk about it. Back in April, new rules issued by President Obama gave same-sex couples visitation rights at all... Read more »
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