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

Ask And Ye Shall Receive: Obama Making DADT Calls

Look! A picture of President Obama making phone calls on the very last day DADT had a chance of being repealed!

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We Made It Through: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell “Repealed”

Today’s Senate votes on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell were an important victory for the LGBT community, but our work is far from done.

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Power That Doesn’t Listen Fails/The Starving of the LGBT Community

As the political theater rages on toward the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, we have to make sense of the broken promises that got us into these dire circumstances to begin with.

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HRC’s Last Resort: Support What Everyone Else Has Been Saying for Two Years

Oh, Human Rights Campaign, you never cease to disappoint. Moments after legislative action on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell seemed to be quite dead, HRC was quick to unleash their “new” strategy: Call on President Obama to end the discharges with an executive order and stop defending DADT in court. @HRC to @BarackObama: Stop defending #DADT in […]

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Let’s Spin This, and Let’s Spin it Right: Against Republicans

As I write this, the US Senate is voting to begin work on the Defense Authorization bill that includes repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Senator Reid led the vote without taking any of the deals with Senator Collins, who was holding the bill hostage to the Republican tax cuts. The cloture vote has failed, […]

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What If Republicans Didn’t Believe in an Afterlife?

How would life be different if conservatives were not guided by their belief in an afterlife?

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 33 – Penal Codes, Oral Arguments, and Masturbation

The dynamic duo is back, and admit it, you missed us! Peterson and Zack fill you in on all the crazy fun stuff that’s been happening in their lives, Peterson brings us some more queer erotic poetry, and then the two launch into a roundtable on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Prop 8, Trans Day of […]

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Taking a Step Back: The Past and Future of LGBT Equality Collide

When the historians look back on the LGBT Equality movement, what will they say about our opponents, and what will they say about how we pushed forward?

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Something to Read and Something to Watch

Zack’s on the road, so here’s some good content to check out!

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 29 – Bouncing Back from a Bloodbath

The magic word of the day is “resilience.” How do we stay strong and move on when the going gets tough? Whether it’s extended unemployment, a shattered wrist, or a sea of red across the election map, misfortune comes in many forms and we all have to find ways to be resilient. Join Zack and […]

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