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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: 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: 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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I’m Not Surprised: Gay Airman Randy Phillips to Ride in AIDS/LifeCycle

Gay and out airman Randy Phillips, who grew an impressive following on YouTube under the pseudonym areyousurprised during pre- and post Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) repeal, has committed to riding in the AIDS/LifeCyle. The AIDS/LifeCycle is a 545 biking … Continue reading

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