Topics :: DADT
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 22, 2011
Conservative presidential candidate, Mitt Romney tells the Des Moines Register that, if elected president, he would not overturn the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Act.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 7, 2011
Presidential GOP hopeful Rick Perry recently launched a new ad video attacking gay military members and various LGBT organizations respond.
By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Nov 22, 2011
Rea Carey, the energetic head of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, spoke exclusively to EDGE about the hits & misses (less of those) of 2011, marriage national & local, bullying, ENDA, black-gay conflict, immigration, gay politicians & having fun.
Wednesday Sep 21, 2011
Even as federal officials laud the end of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay troops, Justice Department lawyers are trying to dissuade a federal appeals court from deciding if the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy was unconstitutional.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2011
On Sept. 20, GetEQUAL - a national civil rights organization fighting for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality - will mobilize organizers across the country to hold a "Day of Discontent."
By Jessica Gresko | Tuesday Aug 30, 2011
A gay former Army lieutenant arrested for handcuffing himself to a White House fence during a protest is being treated differently because he is a prominent voice for gay rights, his lawyer said Monday.
By Shaun Knittel | Saturday Aug 20, 2011
After after having achieved its stated goal of ending the military’s ’Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ rule, the Servicemembers Legal Defense Legal Network plans to continue to fight against discrimination in the U.S. Armed Forces.
By Shaun Knittel | Friday Jul 29, 2011
In January 2011, the president said he was ending the military ’Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ policy. In November 2011, that will finally happen. Don’t blame him for a process that had to happen. Instead, rejoice. And look to the road ahead.
Friday Jul 15, 2011
The Obama administration has asked an appeals court to reconsider its order last week demanding an immediate halt to the enforcement of the ban on openly gay troops in the military.
By Brian Callaghan | Tuesday Jul 12, 2011
A gay, 22-year-old National Guardsman leaves college and North Dakota behind to serve in Iraq, while struggling to keep his sexual orientation a secret in the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell era.