Tag Archives: DADT

GLAAD to Inexplicably Honor Bill Clinton

Thursday, April 4, 2013 GLAAD, America’s leading gay Uncle Tom organization, will honor Bill Clinton with its Advocate for Change Award. Despite signing both ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (DADT) and the Defense of Marriage Act, (DOMA), cowardly actions designed to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012 A Marine hoists the LGBT rainbow flag at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The picture was posted at Wipeout Homophobia’s Facebook page. On Memorial Day 2012, let’s take a moment to remember DADT was finally … Continue reading

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Senate Panel and House Vote to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Friday, May 28, 2010 The effort to repeal the ban on gays serving openly in the military passed two critical tests Thursday, with the U.S. House of Representatives and an important Senate committee endorsing a compromise to end the vehemently … Continue reading

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates: Don’t Lift the Ban

Saturday, May 1, 2010 Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen told the House Armed Services Committee to not repeal the ban on openly gay and lesbian Americans serving in the military. … Continue reading

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Lieberman Introduces First Ever Bill to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Thursday, March 4, 2010 They say politics makes strange bedfellows and there is no more strange turn of events than the news of Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) introducing a bill to repeal the Clinton-era “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law that … Continue reading

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Tony Perkins Says He’s a Victim of the Gays

Sunday, February 28, 2010 Have you noticed whenever a radical rightwing, Christian extremist is prevented from espousing antigay bigotry, they immediately play the victim card? And so it goes with Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council. Perkins, a … Continue reading

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Dan Choi Called Back to Active Duty

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 The Advocate is reporting gay military rights advocate Lt. Dan Choi has been called back to active duty. Lt. Choi confirmed the report in a phone interview Tuesday. Choi was scheduled to appear at the National … Continue reading

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