Tag Archives: DADT

AFA’s Poll Of The Day

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Tea Party Nation Condemns Navy Over Lesbian Kiss Homecoming Ceremony

“When a photo of a homecoming kiss between Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta kissing her ‘partner’, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell went public on December 22, it set gay and lesbian hearts atwitter. What the predominantly heterosexual population thought of it was unreported. [snip] Gays and lesbians play on the inherent sense of fairness and tolerance that is …

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Gay Photo Of The Year

The Washington Post goes to the same place most of us did when first viewing the top photo. The tenderness of Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta and her girlfriend of two years, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell, echoes Alfred Eisenstaedt’s famous image of a soldier kissing a nurse on V-J (Victory Over Japan) Day in Times Square, 1945. …

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Top Ten 2011 Moments In LGBT Rights

Per MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts.(Via – Think Progress)

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NAVAL FIRST: Lesbian Couple Shares First Kiss At Homecoming Ceremony [UPDATED]

And the military barriers continue to fall. It’s a time-honored tradition at Navy homecomings – one lucky sailor is chosen to be first off the ship for the long-awaited kiss with a loved one. Today, for the first time, the happily reunited couple was gay. The dock landing ship Oak Hill has been gone for nearly three months, training with …

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JibJab’s Year In Review

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Photo Of The Day

JMG reader Jeff sends in his photo of a rainbow flag proudly waving over the tailgating fans outside of this year’s Army-Navy game. Jeff notes that Navy won for the tenth year in a row, 27-21.

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Reinstated And It Feels So Good

Just in via press release: Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) and the law firm of Morrison & Foerster today announced that their client, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jase Daniels, discharged in April 2005 and again in March 2007 under the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) law, has been reinstated in the U.S. Navy and will return to active duty …

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Romney: I Wouldn’t Reinstate DADT

(Via – Igor Volsky)

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Pentagon: Calm Down Wingnuts, It’ll Still Be Against The Rules To Fuck Horses

After a week of nonstop wingnut dumbassery, today the Pentagon was forced to issue a clarification on the potential repeal of the military’s ban on sodomy. Conservative groups are upset over a proposed change in the defense bill that would eliminate Article 125 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The code states that any person who engages in “unnatural …

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Rick Perry: The President Made A Huge Mistake By Repealing DADT

Huh. And all this time we thought it was repealed by Congress. Just more hate from the one issue getting Rick Perry any press at all.(Via – Think Progress)

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Rick Perry To Cain Supporters: I Totally Hate Gays, So Come Join My Campaign

“I believe America’s best days are ahead of us if we return to our constitutional roots. I believe this nation was founded on Judeo-Christian values. But you don’t have to go to church every Sunday to know something is wrong in America where gays can openly serve in the military but our children can’t pray in school. If we are …

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DADT Repeal Goes Well For USMC

USMC Commandant James Amos once argued fiercely against the repeal of DADT. But now he says things are going well. The apparent absence of angst about gays serving openly in the Marines seemed to confirm Amos’ view that the change has been taken in stride, without hurting the war effort. In the AP interview, he offered an anecdote to make …

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FRC: We’re Being Oppressed! Send Money!

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Tony Perkins: We Must Keep Military’s Sodomy Ban Despite DADT Repeal

As usual, Perkins goes all straw man: “If the ban on sodomy is lifted, can the ban on adultery be far behind?” Who fucking cares? On the other hand, Newt Gingrich would enlist in a heartbeat!

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Ninth Circuit Turns Down Second Log Cabin Appeal On Constitutionality Of DADT

In September the Log Cabin Republicans lost their bid to have DADT declared unconstitutional when a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel of three judges declared that their suit had been made moot when Congress repealed the law. Today the Ninth Circuit refused Log Cabin’s appeal for an en banc (fully court) hearing of their case. Via LCR press release: …

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AFA’s Poll Of The Day

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Ron Paul On DADT: Straight Soldiers Cause More Problems Than Gay Ones

“Well, like I said, everybody has the same rights as everybody else, so homosexuals in the military isn’t a problem. It’s only if they’re doing things they shouldn’t be, if they’re disruptive. But there’s men and women getting into trouble with each other too. And there’s a lot more heterosexuals in the military, so logically they’re causing more trouble than …

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AFA Poll Of The Day

They have their priorities.

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Gays Want To Rule The Military!

“This is exactly what we knew would happen. We’re not especially clairvoyant, we can’t see into the future, but the homosexual lobby isn’t simply pressing to have equal status in the military with people that are heterosexual. They would like a military takeover by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community, and that’s what they’re going to keep pushing for until …

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