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Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy Repeal (2010)

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  • Jan. 25: The young voter

    DeJanee Fennell hears the excuses. Young people are apathetic. Young people are sick of politics. Young people have given up. The thing is: Fennell doesn't buy that. The 20-year-old junior at Morgan State knows President Barack Obama needs the youth...
  • New Voices: 'Don't ask' repeal celebrated but there's still work to do

    Don't ask, don't tell. What's that? Something to do with the military? Oh, yeah, homosexuals can't "tell" about their homosexuality, and commanders or other service members can't "ask" about their sexuality. Sounds like a pretty sensible idea to me....
  • American paradox: Political correctness coexists with extreme vulgarity

    Our society has pulled off quite the paradoxical feat, being at once tolerant of rampant, base vulgarity and sensitive to the slightest slur. It's much like the Orwellian "doublethink," wherein one can hold two opposing ideas at the same time, believing...
  • Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee

    Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee
    "My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism." It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own. As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
  • New Law: California Must Teach Gay History

    New Law: California Must Teach Gay History
    Governor Brown has two weeks to decide whether he'll sign a new law that makes it mandatory for social studies to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered issues for California public school students. Senate Bill 48 landed on his desk Tuesday....
  • Budget cutting should start with Pentagon

    Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a $650 billion Pentagon budget ("House targets 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal," July 9). Am I in a time warp? I thought that it was necessary to cut back on spending in order to cut the deficit. Then I...
  • Court Temporarily Reinstates "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

    Court Temporarily Reinstates "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has reversed itself and temporarily reinstated the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on gays in the military, but it has blocked the Pentagon from significant enforcement of the policy. In an order issued late...
  • O'Malley to lead push for same-sex marriage next year

    Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session. Supporters predicted that the...
  • LGBT celebrates "don't ask, don't tell" repeal

    LGBT celebrates "don't ask, don't tell" repeal
    SAN DIEGO--The countdown is on: less than 60 days to go before the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy is history. Council members, service members, and members of the Hillcrest community gathered at The Center to celebrate the certification of the...
  • Repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" celebrated

    Repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" celebrated
    Jeremy Johnson had served in the Navy for 10 years, all under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. But in 2007, "needing to find some integrity," he decided to tell a superior he was gay, effectively ending his enlistment. On Tuesday, DADT, as the...
  • "Don't Ask Don't Tell" is Only a Stepping Stone

    "Don't Ask Don't Tell" is Only a Stepping Stone
    Many in the nation cheered as the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy was repealed Tuesday. This created a landmark day in American military, allowing all servicemen and women to be open about their sexual orientation. However, some say there is more work to be...