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Daily Caller Column Blames Gay Service Members For Rise In Military Rape

An opinion column for The Daily Caller blamed gay and bisexual men for much of the military's sexual assault problem, arguing that the 2010 repeal of the armed forces' Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) policy had worsened the problem of rape...Show More Summary

Dan Choi Enters Politics

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Dan Choi, who has largely dropped out of the public eye since the repeal of DADT and his high-profile trial for chaining himself to the White House fence, is entering San Francisco politics. From the bio page of his campaign site: The injustice of the “Don't Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prompted Dan to take a leading role in protests against the law. Show More Summary

COMPILATION: Gay News In The 2000s

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

JMG reader Dave Evans has compiled 40 minutes of gay-related news clips that aired in the 2000s. Among the topics: Lawrence V Texas, the Hate Crimes Act, Massachusetts marriage, Proposition 8, DADT, and DOMA. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Compilations of gay news in the 1970s, gay news in the 1980s, gay news in the 1990s, and the first ten years of HIV/AIDS.

Marriage Equality, DADT, and DOMA: a Supercut of Iconic Gay Rights Moments of the 2000s: VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The latest gay rights compilation video by Dave Evans, with news clips from 2003-2014. Featured in this video: The Supreme Court's Lawrence v. Texas decision, Massacusetts becoming the first state to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, President George Bush...

COMPILATION: Gay News In The 1990s

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

JMG reader Dave Evans has compiled an hour of gay-related news reports that aired in the 1990s. Among the topics: ACT UP demonstrations, the Boy Scouts, gay pride marches, the election of Bill Clinton, the enactment of DADT, the enactment...Show More Summary

Transgender Service Members Say Repeal of DADT Didn't Help Them

On June 2 transgender service members said they "still feel neglected" four years after Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) was repealed. These comments were made at an event hosted by the Veterans History Project. According to the Military...Show More Summary

A Few Gay Men: Burning Blue's military romance exposes DADT

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

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Former Rep. Allen West (R-FL) Blasts Middle School Gay Straight Alliances As ‘Indoctrination’ Tools

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former Rep. Allen West (R-FL), who has compared homosexuality to choosing an ice cream flavor, has said anti-gay workplace discrimination doesn't exist, opposed DADT repeal, and fired an intern for retweeting a pro-gay tweet, is at it again in a...

Gay Fighter Pilot 'DADT' Drama 'Burning Blue' Comes to the Big Screen: VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Burning Blue, the 1995 off-Broadway play about Navy fighter pilots who fall in love under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' and are exposed during a government investigation into a series of fatal accidents, has been adapted for the big screen. The...

Gay Marine Inspires Straight Sergeant To Speak Out Eloquently For Same-Sex Marriage

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A soldier who served in silence under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has inspired straight former Marine Roger Dean Huffstetler’s incredible op-ed for Washington Post. DADT is literally history, and there now are tons of stories coming out from the soldiers affected by it. You may have even heard of one that’s been making the rounds. Former Sergeant […]

Obama Told Military Leaders They Could Take A Hike If They Didn’t Like DADT Repeal

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

When it came time to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, President Obama gave the U.S. military leaders a lesson in who’s commander-in-chief. According to a new report from Buzzfeed, Obama made it clear to the heads of the five military branches that they could either accept his decision or resign. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert […]

The next DADT

This is a confusing article. Hondo sent it to me early this morning and I couldn’t make heads nor tails of it on just one cup of coffee. It wasn’t until Country Singer sent it to me this afternoon that I could figure it out. When you’re reading the story, the fellow above is really […]

Beyond DADT

A report by a commission led by former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders (pdf) finds there is no good rationale for a transgender ban. Nathaniel Frank, author of Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America, looks into the history behind it: The ban on transgender military service is really a string of different restrictions left over from […]

'Lesbians Who Tech' Promotes a New Gay Agenda

Leanne Pittsford is cultivating her own "gay agenda" in 2014. With the successful culmination of the gay and lesbian community's two main federal policy goals, dismantling both "don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) and the Defense of Marriage...Show More Summary

Oliver North At CPAC: Fighting Gay Marriage Is Like Fighting Against Slavery

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

With a slam at the repeal of DADT: "The members of our armed forces and their families deserve better than to be treated like laboratory rats in some social experiment." So says the guy who secretly sold US weaponry to Iran.

My Way (According to Bob Gates)

Until I read Robert M. Gates's memoir Duty I considered the former secretary of defense one of the quiet heroes in repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT). But Duty reveals something else: a controlling defense secretary working to saddle...Show More Summary

You're In The 'DADT' Army, Now

At the age of 17, Rob Smith enlisted in the military, just as he was figuring out his own sexual identity. What he encountered the moment he got to boot camp shocked him. Featured Image: read more

Al Qeada expanding because of—gay soldiers?!

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Tony Perkins, the social conservative leader who is misidentified every time his LGBT rights obsessions are not put front and center, tweeted the following about reports of Al Qaeda's expansion in parts of Iraq: [Tony Perkins] DADT is of course...

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