Tag Archives: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT)

Netroots Dispatch: Direct Action vs. Insider Lobbying (There Is No Conflict)

At a superficial level, different strategies might be perceived as conflicting strategies, but there is a synergistic potential waiting to be realized.

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 2/25/11

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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To Praise or Not To Praise Obama for the DOMA Decision?

The big question we have to ask about yesterday’s DOJ DOMA decision is: Why now?

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“Born This Way” Makes It Better… But For Whom?

While many in the LGBT community celebrate the release of Lady Gaga’s new anti-bullying anthem, Shannon Cuttle has reservations.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 39 – Trans Allies Gone Wild

Freshly back from Creating Change and AWP, Zack and Peterson are energized to be advocates and writers. This week’s episode focuses on a roundup of news related to the transgender community, including unfunny sketches on Craig Ferguson and SNL, hate crimes, and a big new study that reveals “Injustice at Every Turn” for the trans […]

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The 2011 State of the Union: Meh

If the President’s State of the Union was meant to make him look more centrist it worked; for everything he said that I liked, there was something he said to cancel it out.

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Left Behind in 2010

Shannon Cuttle reminds us that despite the progress of 2010, it was still a very tough year for our nation’s youth, who continue to need support as we work towards truly safe schools.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 35 – An Xmas/Festivus Carol

A very special holiday episode of the Queer and Queerer Podcast that you should totally listen to.

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Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Obama

In the wake of DADT’s “repeal” this week, many in the LGBT community seem eager to completely exonerate President Obama. But has he earned such praise?

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President Obama Signs DADT “Repeal,” But Work Remains To Be Done

Shannon Cuttle attended today’s signing of the DADT Repeal, but suggests that the work is far from over in terms of making the military a welcome place for LGB and T troops.

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