Tag Archives: DADT

The end of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

The Senate did something! Something good! I guess the Senate is only 98% broken and not 100% like I thought: The Senate on Saturday struck down the ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military, bringing to a close a 17-year struggle over a policy that forced thousands of Americans from the […]

Gays remain 2nd class citizens

Obama is going to give the Medal of Freedom to Billie Jean King and posthumously to Harvey Milk, both openly gay Americans. I want to applaud the President for a clear gesture toward tolerance. But I can’t, and I won’t because he’s being an a**hole to gays when it actually matters. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand reports that sincce Obama […]