Tag Archives: DADT

Tony Perkins On Trans Military Service

“Three years into the disaster of open homosexual service, and the Left is already trying to check the next box on its wish list. Of course, we heard the same sound bites in 2011, when the radical Left wanted to throw open the door for homosexuals. Now, deep into the pro-homosexual era, Americans are finally seeing the consequences of that ...

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Dan Choi Enters Politics

Dan Choi, who has largely dropped out of the public eye since the repeal of DADT and his high-profile trial for chaining himself to the White House fence, is entering San Francisco politics. From the bio page of his campaign site: The injustice of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prompted Dan to take a leading role in protests against ...

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HRC Praises Obama’s LGBT Record

DADT, hate crimes, marriage, and much more.

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COMPILATION: Gay News In The 2000s

JMG reader Dave Evans has compiled 40 minutes of gay-related news clips that aired in the 2000s. Among the topics: Lawrence V Texas, the Hate Crimes Act, Massachusetts marriage, Proposition 8, DADT, and DOMA. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Compilations of gay news in the 1970s, gay news in the 1980s, gay news in the 1990s, and the first ten years of ...

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COMPILATION: Gay News In The 1990s

JMG reader Dave Evans has compiled an hour of gay-related news reports that aired in the 1990s. Among the topics: ACT UP demonstrations, the Boy Scouts, gay pride marches, the election of Bill Clinton, the enactment of DADT, the enactment of DOMA, and the murder of Matthew Shepard. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Compilations of gay news in the 1970s, gay news ...

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Oliver North At CPAC: Fighting Gay Marriage Is Like Fighting Against Slavery

With a slam at the repeal of DADT: “The members of our armed forces and their families deserve better than to be treated like laboratory rats in some social experiment.” So says the guy who secretly sold US weaponry to Iran.

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Quote Of The Day – Jim Linzey

“Before civilizations crumble, the last thing to hit the fan is government sponsored, government forced homosexuality, sodomy, and pedophilia. Homosexuality is a psychiatric disorder and probably the worst sin described in the Holy Bible due to the permanent damage caused to what was or is or might have been a temple of the Spirit. The consequences are said to be ...

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American Prospect Profiles Dan Choi

American Prospect senior editor Gabriel Arana has published a lengthy profile on Dan Choi, who has largely dropped out of the public eye since the repeal of DADT and his high-profile trial for chaining himself to the White House fence.  An excerpt: By the time “don’t ask, don’t tell” was abolished, Dan had been interviewed scores of times, appearing in ...

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Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates Named Head Of Boy Scouts USA

Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who championed the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, has been named president of Boy Scouts USA. From their website: Gates’ appointment was made upon the recommendation of national volunteer and professional leaders including the BSA national nominating committee. This move means that upon approval of voting members of the National Council, Gates would ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Monica Roberts

Today is the second anniversary of the repeal.

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West Point Cadets Attend GLAAD Event

Last night GLAAD held a fundraiser in Manhattan, where the usual coterie of stars from television, movies, fashion, and nightlife worked the red carpet. But the real buzz in the press pit was over the attendance of a group of West Point cadets and their officer handlers. I pulled aside GLAAD’s Seth Adam to congratulate him on the nice surprise. ...

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Going Viral On Reddit

Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Ron)

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REPORT: Gay US Soldiers In Afghanistan Are Using Craigslist For Hook-Ups

The wingnut-o-sphere is outraged about an Army Times report that gay US soldiers deployed to Afghanistan are using Craigslist to hook up with each other.  Military investigators are busting those caught. Agents with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in Afghanistan are tracking service members who are hooking up in the war zone via Internet sites such as Craigslist and busting ...

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Study On Trans Military Service Gets Grant

The Palm Institute has received a $1.3M private grant to study transgender military service. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: Indra Lusero, the project director of the Palm Center’s Transgender Military Initiative, has commissioned 16 scholars to conduct 11 studies investigating “whether and how the U.S. armed forces could include transgender troops without undermining readiness”—in areas ranging from privacy and medical ...

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Engaged

The gay Marine whose homecoming kiss went globally viral last year has gotten engaged to his boyfriend.  Via Towleroad, here’s the video of Brandon Morgan popping the question. From the clip’s description: “The sound is bad, but what I was saying was ‘with the repeal of DOMA or not, will you do me the honor of spending your life with ...

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Perkins: We Were Right About DADT

“President Obama is finally admitting that sexual assault is a serious problem in the military, but what he hasn’t conceded is that his policy on homosexuality helped create it. According to a new Pentagon survey, most of the victims were not female (12,000 incidents), but male (14,000), highlighting a growing trend of same-sex assault in our ranks. How could this ...

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Today On World Net Daily

We haven’t heard much from anti-gay crackpot Elaine Donnelly since the repeal of DADT, but today she appears on World Net Daily to gleefully join in on wingnut claims that gay rapists are running rampant in the military. Among the assaults formally reported, 88 percent of reports came from women and 12 percent from men. The numbers are getting dramatically ...

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Dan Savage On Jason Collins’ Coming Out: This Feels Almost As Big As DADT Repeal

With Athlete Ally founder Hudson Taylor on the panel.

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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) Regrets His Vote Against The Repeal Of DADT

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), one of the three Senate Democrats not yet to endorse same-sex marriage, now says he regrets voting against the repeal of DADT. In December 2010, Manchin broke with Democrats and cast a vote against a procedural motion to advance “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal legislation. When the Senate voted to repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” ...

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Dan Choi Found Guilty, Fined $100

Yesterday Dan Choi was found guilty at his trial for a 2010 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” protest outside the White House where he was arrested with a dozen other protesters for refusing police orders to leave the area. Choi was fined a symbolic $100.  The Washington Post reports: The guilty finding against Daniel Choi came as the West Point graduate ...

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