Category Archives: LGBT Servicemembers

The Economic Impact of LGBT Equality: DADT Repeal

Since gay conservative group GOProud is so focused on its economic and job message for this election vs. social issues like equality for Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender LGBT people, I thought that on this anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell … Continue reading

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A Year After DADT: Becoming a Target

As we mark the one year anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) with news that there has not been any significant impact, we need to remember, there is still some work to do to irradicate prejudice. From … Continue reading

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One Year Later; ‘no negative consequences’ from Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal

In what is probably the worst fears realized for the most virulent anti-gay supporters of keeping Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) in place, comes the below from The Huffington Post: The study, published Monday by the Palm Center, a research … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could Become a general in the Army

From the Los Angeles Times: During a promotion ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, a proud wife placed a star insignia on her spouse’s uniformed shoulder — the official mark of an Army brigadier general. With that simple gesture, Brig. Gen. … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Military Members March In Gay Pride Parade

With the military’s ban on open service now history, servicemembers no longer have to hide who or lie about they are as gay American’s. This new found freedom and pride in ones self and service was on display at this … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of History: Pentagon Gay Pride Celebration

Click the image for a bigger version or read the online version. Thanks to Joey Keyes for the photo and my buddy, Philip Skopp, for the headline.

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Why It Gets Better: Pentagon to Mark Gay Pride Month

The first paragraph says it all. From the Associated Press via Politico: WASHINGTON (AP) — Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their  sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking gay  pride month just as it … Continue reading

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