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Chuck Hagel Dont Ask Dont Tell

Chuck Hagel Supports Gay Rights? Too Little, Too Late

Brian Stone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brian Stone

As a gay man who had to live under the oppressive "don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) policy, I'm shocked that Hagel didn't support DADT repeal sooner. I'm also shocked that he didn't even make a public statement of support for DADT repeal. Instead, he wrote a letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer.

Amanda Terkel

Gay Rights Group Forms Opposing Chuck Hagel | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new group made up mostly of Democrats and independents has formed to pressure defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel on LGBT and other ...

Amanda Terkel

Chuck Hagel Promises To Extend Benefits To Gay And Lesbian Military Families | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel attempted to put to rest any doubt about his commitment to gay rights on Tuesday, saying he suppor...

Will Chuck Hagel Apologize For His Anti-Gay Voting Record?

Wayne Anderson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Anderson

Putting a man with such a poor record of LGBT support in charge of the continuing implementation of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" would be a disaster for gay and lesbian soldiers. President Obama could and should do better.