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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ a Dark Mark on America’s Legacy, Became Law 25 Years Ago Today

Today marks the anniversary of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” finally repealed in 2011 after hurting countless people who proudly served their country

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History
They Pretended to Be Straight to Serve Their Country, and Now This Gay Man and Lesbian Have Married Their True Loves

“It was illegal to be gay in the Air Force and we could have been thrown out so Gail and I allowed people to believe we were girlfriend and boyfriend.”

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Anti-Gay GOP Rep. Aaron Schock Arraigned on 24 Corruption Charges

Of all the crimes Aaron Schock has allegedly committed, his fashion crimes remain among the worst. Let’s check out his other charges.

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Art
“My Real Face”: 15 Soldiers Closeted By “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

Marriage equality laws still discriminate against LGBT soldiers even after they’re done serving their country on the battlefield.

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Politics
Wikileaks Caught Hillary Talking Off the Record About Gay Rights

A Wikileaks document-dump reveals that Hillary has some thoughts on queer people her campaign isn’t quite ready to share with the world. But share we must.

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Next Friday, The Military Will Lift Its Ban On Trans People

Whoa. In less than one week, transgender people will be able to enlist and serve openly in the military. Here’s the details…

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President Obama, of All People, Should Know That Some Rights Can’t Be Left to the States

In 1961, when Barack Hussein Obama II was born in the brand new State of Hawaii, laws on the books in 22 of the other 49 United States forbade the marriage of his White American mother to his Black Kenyan father. Arizona’s anti-miscegenation law prohibiting marriage between whites and any persons[…]

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Politics
The Circus Continues As DADT Is Reinstated

A federal appeals court granted the Department of Justice’s request to continue the military’s anti-gay Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy late Friday night. In a three-page decision, the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said that the government has provided new information, and the court was upholding the a previous[…]

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WTF: Government Asks For Reversal of DADT Cease-and-Desist

In the ongoing failure of the government to do what it says it’s going to, the United States has filed for an emergency relief from a court’s earlier decision to immediately halt enforcement of DADT. The US Department of Justice is appealing to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, asking[…]

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DADT Is Dunzo! Court Orders Military To Immediately Stop Enforcing Worldwide

In an order issued by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips’s judgment halting the worldwide enforcement of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” as a result of her decision in Log Cabin Republicans v. United States has been put back[…]

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