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Obama Gays in the Military

Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry

Evan Wolfson | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

This Memorial Day, as we remember those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom, let's also remember the additional price that our gay and lesbian service members and their families pay every day they serve our country under discriminatory law.

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Gay Officer Says DADT Repeal Will 'Take Some Getting Used To' | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy barring gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military officially ended at 12:0...

It Gets Better, But No Thanks To You, President Obama

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Every time the Obama administration stands up and defends an offensive and bigoted law, it conveys a message that being gay is a weakness, a problem and a reason to be treated with less respect than everybody else.

O'Reilly: President Has Power To Stop Enforcing DADT (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bill O'Reilly made an appearance on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" Monday night, telling President Obama to stop enforcing the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tel...

40 Years After Stonewall: No Progress on Gay Rights

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

Steve Hildebrand, former deputy national campaign adviser for President Obama, contends that "Congress has done almost nothing to further equality."

Bill To Overturn Gay Military Ban Being Introduced In Congress

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Uh oh -- this could be a bit of a test for President Obama: The office of Dem Rep. Ellen Tauscher confirms that she will introduce legislation today ...

Obama Is In No Rush To Repeal 'Don't Ask Don't Tell': Boston Globe

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is telling the Pentagon and gay-rights advocates that it will have to study the implications for national security and enlist...

When inclusion becomes relativism

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morgan Warners

President-elect Barack Obama erred in asking Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. A spokeswoman for Obama implied that the move ...

Obama and the End of the Military's Ban on Gays

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

While this will not be an easy fight, it also won't likely be a return to the belabored hearings of the Clinton presidency which produced the Bizarro World Don't Ask, Don't Tell non-policy of not asking what nobody's saying.