| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Many in the nation cheered as the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy was repealed Tuesday.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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Although the U.S. has ended its ban on openly gay troops, Nicole Carry cannot envision a mass "coming out" of gay service members tomorrow or the next day.
The policy has changed overnight. The culture shift might take a while.
"I don't see a lot of...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Tuesday marked the end of the Pentagon's nearly two-decade policy barring openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from military service. The death of "Don't ask, don't tell" is a big win for the LGBT rights community, but it may be an even bigger win...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 6:35 PM
It's hard to believe there was a time when gay men and women were not allowed to disclose their sexuality while serving in the military. That time was last week.
Here in the land of free expression, those who put on a uniform were not even allowed to...
| Sep 23, 2011
As a former Marine and Chicago cop, Steve Wilkos was to talk not only about his talk show, but also a few hot topics.
We got his take on the "don't ask, don't tell" repeal; and as a cop, we'll find out what he thinks of the Barbara Sheehan murder trial:...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine.
The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Marine Corps recruiters at the San Gabriel Valley Pride event at Pasadena City College on Saturday didn't care whether the young men who lined up to test their strength were gay or straight.
The Marines just wanted to see some pull-ups done properly:...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:00 AM
The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell was a smart move for the country and the military. Discriminating against gays was wrong, especially for a progressive country such as ours.
Many more people now will be able to join the armed forces, adding to our...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:08 AM
With the recent announcement that Australia will allow its female soldiers to serve in all combat roles, including the special forces and infantry, the United States government is once again confronted with an age-old question: Why are American women...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Despite recent steps by the federal government to open the armed forces to gays and lesbians, veterans with same-sex spouses cannot receive benefits for their husbands and wives.
That disparity is the subject of a lawsuit filed in Washington D.C.'s Court...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The time for conservatives to compromise has come and gone. The time for decisive and prudential judgments in our votes has arrived, and that means abandoning Mitt Romney this election.
One of the great mistakes conservatives make when voting today is...