Beets have been on my “don’t ask, don’t tell” produce list for years. Their unsightly appearance and tendency to stain your hands a bright reddish hue has left me less than enthused about including them in my daily diet. Let’s put it this way: I’ve never enthusiastically asked anyone to “Pass the steamed beets, please!” [...]
A photo of Sgt. Brandon Morgan kissing his boyfriend, Dalan Wells, went viral in February as a visual symbol of the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. read more
Not to get too shrill -- in case you are near dogs -- but telling me I’m more likely to get a raise if I ask super-sweetly doesn’t seem that far off from telling me to suck on my finger and be all “Pweese?” to the head of HR. read m...
During yesterday's chat, the seasonal question came up of what those of us who aren't Christians should say when asked what our Christmas plans are: "Do I tell them I don't celebrate, that I'm Jewish, that I'm eating Chinese?" I...
D.C. prosecutors dropped charges stemming from the 2011 environmental protest, but a federal case involving Choi's 'don't ask, don't tell' protest remains pending. read more
Forget the demise of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Something even bigger is, er, brewing in our armed forces, or at least in the Marine Corps.
Retired Air Force Major Margaret Witt, a key voice in the fight to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," wed her longtime partner Laurie Johnson during a small ceremony at Grande Ronde Cellars in Spokane, Wash., on Saturday. read more
Retired Air Force Maj. Margaret Witt, a prominent voice in the fight to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," married her partner on Saturday in Spokane, Wash. read more
PHOTOS: On December 15, retired Air Force Major Margaret Witt, well-known for her efforts in the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, married fiance Laurie Johnson in Washington state. The two, partners for nine years, were the first to obtain a marriage license at the Spokane County Courthouse when marriage equality went into effect December [...]
by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Religious liberties activists are calling on the U.S. Senate to amend the Defense Authorization Bill to include language protecting military service members from retribution for their religious beliefs. Of primary concern is the need to…
James Amos, the commandant of he Marine Corps, said repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" would “cost Marines’ lives.” At one point during the long debate, more han 1,100 retired generals and admirals released a statement warning that repeal...Show More Summary
With the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the growing legalization of same-sex marriages come the challenges of adopting military life to new mores. Take, for example, Ashley Broadway, who recently sought to join the Association of Bragg Officers’ Spouses at the Army’s Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Show More Summary
Maybe you're thrilled with the progress made by the State of Washington in letting same-sex couples get married, as they damn well should. Maybe your heart fluttered last year to know that "Don't ask, Don't tell" had finally ended. That's...Show More Summary
I’d like to tell you a little story about data migration. No – wait a minute! Don’t roll your eyes and go away! It’s short, I promise. A customer once asked me what we librarians do all day. I told … Continue reading ?
For the first time, men and women in the military can openly share their photographs as part of our "A Day in Gay America" project. read more
If a Supreme Court Justice can compare homosexuality to murder and bestiality, it should be perfectly proper and legitimate for a U.S. Air Force Commissioned Officer on active duty to tie the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) to bestiality and to equate bestiality to same-sex relationships between military service members. Of course not, [...]
The email landed in my box asking if I wanted to try the Phillips Saeco Syntia, a fully automatic espresso machine from Philips. I don’t even want to tell you the number of automatic espresso machines that have lived on my counter over the past twenty years, some good, some not so good. What begins [...]
The end of "don't ask, don't tell" hasn't meant the end of discrimination against military families. read more
“When Danny asked me to make the film, I knew right away I had the opportunity to pay tribute to a skateboarder I admired and tell a human story that fed my filmmaking soul. When Danny calls and asks, you don’t say no.” – Jacob Rosenberg,...Show More Summary
Do you get the impression that people hate email marketing? If you ask around, you’ll probably find a large percentage of people who say they don’t like it at all. I’d probably say that too. But then I check my email and…what’s that? 20% off everything at Bloomies? Groupon has a great deal for my [...]Show More Summary