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HRC to Honor Iraq War Vet Eric Alva with Prestigious Chuck Jordan Award

Alva became a national spokesperson in the fight to repeal the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) law, which prohibited qualified gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans from serving openly in the armed forces.

Bernie Sanders Tells Rachel Maddow ‘It Just Wasn’t True’ that DOMA and DADT Prevented ‘Something Worse’ – WATCH

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On Monday night, Rachel Maddow interviewed Bernie Sanders and discussed his “sharp contrast” with Hillary Clinton on DOMA. It was last Friday night that Clinton, coming off her ‘best week ever’, told Rachel Maddow that both Do… The post Bernie Sanders Tells Rachel Maddow ‘It Just Wasn’t True’ that DOMA and DADT Prevented ‘Something Worse’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Equality news round-up: DADT, DOMA come up in 2016 presidential campaign, and more

News from Colorado, and the presidential candidates. The post Equality news round-up: DADT, DOMA come up in 2016 presidential campaign, and more appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Hillary Clinton Tells Rachel Maddow That DOMA and DADT Were ‘Defensive Actions’ by Her Husband: WATCH

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Rachel Maddow sat down with Hillary Clinton last night for her first interview since Thursday’s Benghazi panel. It was also the first time Clinton has given an interview since VP Joe Biden got out of the race. They talked about bothShow More Summary

Paul Ryan Accused Of Being “The Homosexual Lobby’s Trojan Horse For Speaker”

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

When it comes to gay rights advocates in Washington, D.C., we think it’s safe to say that Rep. Paul Ryan doesn’t make anyone’s short list. Ryan supported DOMA in 2013; he supported DADT in 2012; he voted in favor of a constitution ban on same-sex marriage in 2004; he voted to ban gay adoptions in 1999; and […]

Ted Cruz Is Open to Reinstating DADT

Texas senator and Republican presidential Ted Cruz proposed reviving the country's dead ban on openly LGB service members at a Monday campaign event in Iowa. When asked about the policy known as "don't ask, don't tell," he said he was...Show More Summary

Ellen Page To Play Closeted U.S. Marine Saddled By DADT In Next Film, “Lioness”

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Ellen Page will play the role of a closeted U.S. Marine in her next film, "Lioness."

Obama and "The Gays"

I understand, and certainly share, the frustration that Obama hasn't used his majorities in Congress to make good on the promises he made in the 2008 campaign. The frustration over his Administration's legal maneuvers in DADT and DOMA are also understandable. Show More Summary

Op-ed: Mike Huckabee's Revival of the 'Social Experiment' Fallacy

It was the albatross that haunted DADT's repeal: that allowing gay and lesbians to serve openly would be a 'social experiment.' Now Mike Huckabee is using that same false premise against transgender service members. read more

Marines Strip Down for PTSD Suicide Awareness

4 months agoLGBT / Gay :

Dozens of Marines stripped down to their silkies (green short shorts that make us happy DADT is gone) and hiked Mission Beach in California over the weekend to raise awareness for PTSD. For the event, "22, with 22, for the 22," Marines...Show More Summary

Rick Perry on Bringing Back DADT: ‘The Horse Is Out of the Barn’ – VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On This Week George Stephanopoulos sat down with Texas Governor Rick Perry and asked the Republican about his stance on gays serving openly in the military. In 2011, President Obama ended the discriminatory policy known as ‘Don’t Ask, Don… The post Rick Perry on Bringing Back DADT: ‘The Horse Is Out of the Barn’ – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

The USA Freedom Act, DADT and legislative process in the 21st Century

The 21st Century, along with public opinion, is moving faster than our current legislative bodies can handle.

Air Force Academy Graduates First Class That Entered After DADT Repeal

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the Colorado Springs Gazette: The Air Force Academy class of 2015 is the first to come through four years at the academy with the open acceptance of gays and lesbians in the ranks. Tricia Heller, a 1987 graduate, and Tara Sweeney, a '95 grad, attended the ceremony to support Lydia Hill of Boston. Show More Summary

Bryan Fischer and Mike Huckabee Fantasize About The Military's Good Ol' DADT Days: VIDEO

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Low troop morale? Blame Obama and the gays. Christians leaving the military? Blame Obama and the gays. At least, that's your train of thought if your founts of wisdom come in the forms of former AFA spokeshater Bryan Fischer and...

Women In Elite Military Units? Former Navy SEAL Says ‘They Don’t Have A Place’

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...Show More Summary

This Day in the Life of a Gay Couple on a Military Base Shows How Far We've Come Since 2011: VIDEO

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

It wasn't long ago (pre-2011) that Lisa and her wife Massy were forced to hide their relationship from Lisa's Army family. With DADT and DOMA now out of the way, however, the two have embarked on a new chapter in...

According To Pat Robertson, Christians Are The Victims Of DADT Repeal: VIDEO

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

700 Club crazy person Pat Robertson has always had a tenuous grasp of reality at best, so it's little surprise that a persecution complex is rearing its head in his latest diatribe against the gays by claiming that the repeal...

New Clinton Papers Reveal Just How Bad The Discussions Leading Up To DADT Were. (Hint: Gay = Nazi)

last yearLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A new batch of White House documents from the Clinton presidency have just been released, and they confirm what was long suspected: the discussions that ultimately resulted in the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy were rife with homophobia. As his first act in the White House, Clinton promised to lift the military’s ban on gay service […]

Understanding the Military Mind: 3 Years After DADT

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Documentary photographer Vincent Cianni spent three years to gather a spectrum of stories of gay men and women who served their country read more

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