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

last weekLGBT / 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

2 weeks 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

last monthLGBT / 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?!

3 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...

The Rise And Fall Of Dan Choi

Gabriel Arana has a long, pull-no-punches profile of the DADT activist and Iraq veteran. One of Choi’s darkest moments was at his trial earlier this year for chaining himself to a White House fence in 2010: Dan called four witnesses to testify, then showed a video of his Rachel Maddow interview. While it played, he wept. “The defense rests!” he announced, […]

American Prospect Profiles Dan Choi

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

American Prospect senior editor Gabriel Arana has published a lengthy profile on 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. Show More Summary

Army Chaplain To Lesbian Soldier And Her Wife: You’re “Ineligable” For Marriage Retreat

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

DADT may be dead, but discrimination against LGBT soldiers is a long way from being over. A lesbian couple allege they were barred from participating in a military marriage retreat at Fort Irwin, a national training center located in the Mojave Desert in northern San Bernardino County, California. According to the Military Times, Shakera Leigh Halford and her wife, who is […]

Semper Fi-Bulous: Gay in the Marines Before DADT

Former Marine Marc Winslow describes his experience being gay in the Marines before the repeal of DADT.

Former Defense Sec'y Robert Gates, Who Oversaw DADT Repeal, To Lead Boy Scouts of America

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will be the next President of the Boys Scouts of America, replacing Wayne Perry, Imperial Valley News reports. Gates' role in dismantling the military's "Don't Ask,...

WATCH: Va. Lt. Gov. Hopeful Says DADT Repeal Turned Military Into 'Sodom and Gomorrah'

Right Wing Watch uncovers additional evidence of E.W. Jackson's homophobia. read more

African-American Marine Veteran Launches Marriage Equality PAC In Illinois

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Marquell Smith, a former US Marine who fought his own discharge under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT), and subsequently fought the discriminatory law itself, aiding in the ultimate repeal of DADT, has formed a new political action committee aimed at...

Fox's Todd Starnes: "Christians Are Trading Places With Homosexuals" In The Military

Fox News Radio's Todd Starnes repeated the discredited myth that the post-Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) military is persecuting Christians, citing the case of an anti-gay airman who castigated his Air Force superiors to the media as evidence. In a September 6 column for, Starnes reported that Sgt. Show More Summary

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