The Republican candidates are not having shining moments when it comes to dealing with gay veterans. One example of this came in a Fox News debate this fall, when the candidates, asked by gay service member on active duty in Iraq, all but froze when some in the audience booed him. There wasn’t even the rote thanks for his service you’d expect even there, on the planet of the G.
Amy Davidson analyzes the encounter: [Vietnam veteran Bob Garon, who was sitting at a table with his husband,] asked Romney where he stood on gay marriage. Romney was against it; when Garon followed up by asking why a same-sex partn... Read Post
Some 125 gay military personnel — who have already retired from the military — will meet May 10, as part of Veterans Lobby Day, with White House officials to discuss Don't Ask Don't Tell, relays Servicemembers United, though it's un... Read Post