Topics :: DADT
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One moment in history and a battle that hopefully we’ll never have to fight again, Rob Smith deals with DADT in his book "Closets, Combat and Coming Out".
There is no compelling medical rationale for banning transgender people from serving in the American military, an independent commission concluded in a new study.
Darren Manzella, a gay combat medic discharged from the Army after criticizing the military’s ’don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy in a 2007 television interview, has died in a traffic accident in western New York. He was 36.
Some of the Pentagon’s most painful themes of the past decade have played out at the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.
The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners who are not married.
The president of the anti-gay Family Research Council sent out an email blaming the rise in sexual assault in the military on the repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."
Former U.S. Army Lt. Dan Choi, who was charged with a criminal misconduct for handcuffing himself to the White House fence in protest to DADT, was found guilty but was only charged $100.
At the OutServe-SLDN national dinner, leaders and veterans took a moment to celebrate their gains before refocusing on the mission -- to serve and protect LGBT servicemembers.
Dozens of gay and lesbian former military service members who were discharged due to their homosexuality will receive the rest of their severance pay under a settlement approved Monday by a federal court.
Although conservative Rep. Todd Akin is leaving Congress, the Republican pushing for an anti-gay provision that would undermine the repeal of ’Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ before he’s gone.
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