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Why It Get’s Better: You Could Be Secretary of the Air Force

This article from The Dartmouth says it all about why it gets better: On Aug. 1, United States President Barack Obama nominated Eric Fanning ’90 to be the next undersecretary of the Air Force. If confirmed, Fanning will be the … 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: 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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