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GAYS IN THE MILITARY
Lt. Dan Choi on Trial
Comedian, actor and recording artist
Dan needs some paradise right now. He is on trial for contesting and questioning Don't Ask Don't Tell, which was later repealed, yet now he has to go to court, and face some possibly harsh consequences, for speaking out against it years ago.
Pentagon Bans Gay Civil Rights Sites, Hate-Filled Conservative Sites OK
A Pivotal Moment
C. Dixon Osburn
The official end to don't ask, don't tell is arguably one of the most significant civil rights achievements of the current generation. It signals that gay Americans are full citizens and should be treated equally.
WATCH: Gay Officer Says DADT Repeal Will 'Take Some Getting Used To'
Gay Birds Just Want to Serve Their Country, Too
Buckler of swashes
The Real Policy is "Don't Talk About It"
CoAuthor, 'Super Genes'; Founder, The Chopra Foundation
Gays in the Military: I'm Asking and the U.K. is Telling -- An interview with Baroness Kingsmill
Baroness Denise Kingsmill
While our country awaits a resolution to the outdated "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, I asked House of Lords member, Baroness Denise Kingsmill, how her country has been dealing with gays serving openly in their military since 2000?
Yes, We Do Need Separation of Church and State: Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Maintains These Boundaries
Bishop Gene Robinson
The Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, Bishop of New Hampshire, USA. ...
The Church has a right to its religiously held beliefs. But it does not have a right to argue for less-than-equal rights for any American citizen.
Gays in the Israeli Military
The Israeli military's liberal approach towards gays was a stepping stone for acceptance of homosexuals in other branches of the Israeli security forces and in the Israeli society in general.
'Don't Ask Don't Tell' and Military Chaplains
Chaplain Charles D. Camp
Capt. John F. Gundlach
Chaplain Jerry L. Rhyne
Forty-one retired chaplains recently wrote the president and Secretary of Defense imploring them not to repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" statute. We find their core argument astonishing.
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Gay Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
How We Won: Progressive Lessons from the Repeal of ...
The opposition to repealing DADT is based solely in a false argument for morality. And no matter how many sacrifices gay and lesbian troops make defending this country, that's all that matters.
For Gay Americans, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Revision a Mixed Bag
Lin B. Farley
A part of me is less than transported by the straight military types who now support gays in their ranks. It's all politics. Recruitment is down, and the military needs all the able bodies it can get.
When Intolerance Kills Christmas II: Why Should Gay U.S. Soldiers Still Fear Saluting Barack Obama?
Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic and founder and sen...
Accepting people for who they are seems to me to be what Christmas ought to be about. As a nation, we still aren't doing that with gay men and women in the military services.
A Study in Contrasts on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Communications Director, Public Justice Foundation
The government of Argentina, an increasingly welcoming South American country when it comes to lesbians and gays, officially ended its prohibition on open service in the armed forces.
Why Do Homosexuals Want to Serve in the Military? For the Sexing, Of Course
Writer, 'Real Time with Bill Maher'
All I know is it's almost impossible for a gay man to find another gay man to have sex with without getting sent to Iraq and killed.
Obama and the End of the Military's Ban on Gays
Emmy-Winning Commentator and Writer for Esquire
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.
Larry Craig Supports "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
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