While we remember our fallen soldiers on Memorial Day and celebrate a post-DADT world, we cannot grow complacent. Today is Memorial Day and most everyone is enjoying their long weekend with family and friends. I do that too, but I also reflect ... Advocate.com, 2 days ago
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The military has changed a lot over the past few years. Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) was repealed in 2011, and in 2013, the ban on women in combat roles was lifted. Advocates for the removal of these bans felt that members of the LGBT community and ...Inquisitr, 1 month ago
Some of the (rotten) fruits of Centrist High Incrementalism over the past 23+ years: NAFTA GATT WTO Telcom DADT DOMA Bush/Obama tax cuts AUMF/Iraq Patriots Acts Bankruptcy Bill NSA Big Brotherism Catfood Commission Chained CPI ...Daily Kos, 1 month ago
Scarcely a year after his surprise inauguration as the new president of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), former Pentagon chief Robert Gates told BSA leadership on Thursday to prepare to allow practicing homosexuals into leadership positions or face ...New American, 5 days ago
Senators are calling on the Obama administration to protect military lesbian, gay and bisexual service members from discrimination and harassment in all branches of the military. In a letter sent Thursday, Senators urged Defense Secretary Ashton ...The Hill, 6 days ago Senators seek non-discrimination protections for LGB troops Washington Blade, 6 days ago 5 Actions the Obama Administration Can Take Immediately to Improve the Lives of LGBT Service Members Noodls, 6 days ago
What was the most significant setback the LGBT community has endured at the hands of Washington lawmakers? According to the panel we assembled for our most recent edition of "Drinking & Talking," one policy stood out as especially painful. The ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
I'm suffering from allergies. I know it's not a cold because I'm somewhat of a professional googler. I can't be sick right now. I got an offer from a publisher on my memoir, The Pink Marine (about my time in U.S Marine boot camp, pre-DADT). I have ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
Gay hotel owners met with Senator Ted Cruz to discuss LGBT issues. After hosting a discussion with the conservative presidential candidate Ted Cruz in his home, gay hotelier Mati Weiderpass suffered from boycotts among "gay extremists." ...Catholic Online, 2 weeks ago
Abstract Objective The objectives of this study were to describe the epidemiology of HIV in the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1996 through 2011 and to assess whether socio-demographic characteristics and service-related mobility, including ...Plosone.org, 2 weeks ago
A stable of Trojan horses is pulling the president's carriage toward the fundamental transformation of America. And the symbolism of the Greek pillars from the 2008 Democratic Convention seems to grow clearer than most of us want to acknowledge. ...Town Hall, 3 weeks ago
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