Tag Archives: DADT

Why It Gets Better: First Openly Gay Cadets Graduate from Air Force Academy

From the advocate.com: The first openly gay cadets graduated Wednesday from the U.S. Air Force Academy, eight months after the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy took effect. ABC News reports on the graduation in Colorado Springs, Colo., … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Mids describe smooth transition from ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The Baltimore Sun has another report on the lack of impact the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (DADT), the Clinton-ear policy that allowed gay people to serve in the military but prohibited them from ‘telling’ their sexual orientation and prohibited … Continue reading

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It Gets Better: Breaking The ‘GLASS’ Closet

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) tweeted an article from The Chicago Tribune about a group Navy sailors from the Great Lakes starting the group Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors (GLASS): In February, GLASS — or Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors — met … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Vt. military college holding first gay pride week

In an onging effort to highlight real-time, concrete items from around the country to show why it gets better come this item from boston.com. The below paragraphs are better than any introduction that I could say it all about why … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay Marine Homecoming

It’s been dubbed as the kiss seen round the world and compared to the famous 1940s photo of the sailor and nurse in times square, but just the mere fact that gay military members can now greet their boyfriends/girlfriends/partners/spouses the … Continue reading

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