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Elaine Donnelly

What Part of 'Equality' Doesn't the Right Wing Understand?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Why do social conservatives have so much trouble seeing equality as equality, insisting every time a besieged minority finally gains equal treatment that they're getting an unfair privilege?

Robin Wilkey

Conservative Slams 'San Francisco Military' In 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Debate | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.26.2011 | San Francisco

In July, Secure Freedom Radio aired an interview with Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness, a conservative organization that promotes ...

Andrea Stone

Watchdogs Say Conservative Anti-Gay Group Run With Little Oversight | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leading opponent of repealing the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and a decades-long critic of expanded opportunities for ...

Don't Ask, Don't Tell Not A Big Deal, Poll of Iraq and Afghan Vets Finds

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

This poll proves what we all know to be true -- our military is the most professional organization that the world has ever known. Those who wear the uniform can handle change.

It's Chow Time at the White House, Brother

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

What gays and lesbians are looking for -- and will be marching for on Sunday -- is nothing special, and that's exactly the point. It's what every other American already has: equal treatment under the law

Dan Choi, Gay Soldier, Debates Conservative Military Analyst Over "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN's Anderson Cooper hosted a debate between First Lieutenant Dan Choi, a West Point graduate and Arabic linguist who is facing a discharge for annou...

Fresh Breeze Blowing in the Pentagon

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

An Air Force colonel's new article is the closest we've ever come to recognition by an official Pentagon publication that "don't ask, don't tell" has got to go, and go soon.

Slogging Towards Repeal

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The nation's armed forces are stretched thin, very thin. Repeal of DADT is a national security issue, first and last.

Where the People Lead, the Leaders Will Follow

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Gallup brings good news. Across the political spectrum, a growing majority of Americans favor allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military.

For Gays in the Military, Obama's Good Intentions Not Enough

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Good intentions are no substitute for the change our service members are counting on, especially those who might like to be relieved from a third or fourth or fifth tour in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Stand by Your Word, Mr. President: End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Firing 50 men and women who are fluent in Arabic solely because they are gay when we are fighting in the Arabic-speaking world? The mind boggles.

Man the Barricades, Men! The Gays Are at the Gates!

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Their warning of the "grave harm" that will ensue if gays and lesbians are allowed to serve openly in our all-volunteer military was essentially that volunteers will leave in droves.

Disrespecting the Troops, One Thousand Officers at a Time

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Elaine Donnelly's list of 1,000 officers proves only one thing: That the more things change, the more the agents of intolerance will fight to keep them the same.

People in Boxes

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Todays's society is more honest, more open, more accepting of people's differences -- more tolerant, in a word. With one exception, and that exception is the military.

Sixty Years After Desegregation, Ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Being gay should be no more of a barrier to serving the United States military than being black now is. My guess is that sixty years from now, people will wonder what took us so long.

Irony in the House Dead? Not Yet

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The very same arguments that were made in 1948 against mingling the races in the military were made Wednesday against mixing homosexuals and heterosexuals the way they mix in the real world.

Witness Against "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Could Help End Policy

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't ask, don't tell. And, whatever you do, don't ask Elaine Donnelly to tell you what she thinks about gays in the military. The House Armed Servic...