The perfect antithesis to "don't ask, don't tell."
After I tell people that I write about issues surrounding parenthood, the conversation tends to veer toward paid leave and why Americans don’t have it. “I don’t understand. Why aren’t women doing more?” I’m often asked. My interlocutors,...Show More Summary
From "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to honoring a gay icon, the Navy has come a long way. The U.S. Navy announced this month it will name a ship after San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, an icon of the gay rights movement who became the first openly gay person elected to public office in California. Show More Summary
Some restaurants have secret menus, special items that you can only get if you know to ask. New Jersey’s student loan program has secret options, too — borrowers may be able to get help from the agency, but only if they know to ask. New...Show More Summary
Current trends in military romance both reflect and anticipate events in the nonfictional world. Since the takedown of Osama bin Laden, battalions of romances star SEALs, while the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell has led to a spate of same-sex happy endings.
Democratic National Convention live updates: National security, climate change, abortion rights take center stage July 27, 2016, 5:32 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us.• President Obama will headline the roster of speakers tonight, along with...
Coming out in the military used to be impossible. The repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell” has changed that reality, but it is still a scary prospect for many. That was certainly the case for Conner Curnick, who worried his Navy buddies would never accept his sexual orientation were the truth to come to light. [...]
How much Chad is too much Chad? Some have asked that very same question throughout this entire season of The Bachelorette, and there are those who don’t believe enough is never enough. Chad Johnson made life very interesting for JoJo Fletcher and the group of guys when he was still in the running, but things... Show More Summary
Figuring out if honesty is truly the best policy.
Don’t ask, don’t tell. Naive you, you thought Congress had unceremoniously dumped this relic years ago. Sadly, when it comes to mental health issues among the purported Washington elite, the policy is alive and well. And the American public is complicit. Our politicians, regardless of […]
HRC has released a new video detailing the harsh reality that everything we’ve fought for is on the line: LGBTQ worker protections, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Supreme Court, marriage equality, global LGBTQ equality, transgender equality, and more. Don’t take our word for it, though. Show More Summary
When Eric Fanning started working at the Pentagon as an aide, the "don't ask, don't tell" policy had just begun. The 24-year-old didn't have gay role models in the building.
Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: When Lori Petty sees people recognize her, she plays a little game with herself to see if she can figure out what role of hers they have latched onto. Show More Summary
The thing that really stinks about being an actor is that the people in charge of movies don't let you be a star right away. (Even if you ask the director real nicely and tell them how good-looking and talented you are.) Hollywood prefers...Show More Summary
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell – Despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) in 2011, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013, total equality for the LGBT community is still a work in progress. One of the ways...Show More Summary
When it comes to Eid, folks in the industry love to dress up. But, since we don’t have very good pics of the stars, we can’t quite ask who looked the best. Tell us which outfits you’d love to wear. Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani The post Of Eid Festivities appeared first on High Heel Confidential.
The Navy is encouraging sailors discharged under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to apply to have that discharge repealed.
I never tell my clients how old I am. Unlike most other things, people actually care about experience. When they are audacious enough to ask, I answer reluctantly. Every time, I am tempted to justify myself: I started young, I don't waste time, I'm freakishly smart. Show More Summary
Jill Stein did a Reddit awhile back. She was asked about vaccines. Her response: I don’t know if we have an “official” stance, but I can tell you my personal stance at this point. According to the most recent review of vaccination policies across the globe, mandatory vaccination that doesn’t allow for medical exemptions is […]
I just got an email from eBay asking me to update my personal info. But I'm very skeptical about scammers and don't believe it's legit. How can I tell if it's really from eBay? The post Is eBay’s Update Personal Info Email a Scam? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.