| Jul 16, 2011
| 8:26 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:13 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A group of U.S. service members marched in a San Diego gay pride parade on Saturday, in a demonstration organizers touted as an unprecedented step for gay and lesbian military personnel under the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 6:14 PM
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The military expects to be ready to implement the repeal of the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy by midsummer, a top Pentagon official said Friday.
Clifford Stanley -- the Defense Department under secretary tasked with...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- A preliminary U.S. Navy plan to allow its chaplains to perform same-sex marriages in military chapels after the end of "don't ask, don't tell" has fired up congressional opposition.
All services are moving forward with the transition from...
| Dec 22, 2010
President Obama says valor and sacrifice in the Armed Forces are no longer defined by sexual orientation. Surrounded by military officials and members of Congress, he signed landmark legislation Wednesday overturning the old policy of "don't ask don't...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 5:52 PM
As President Obama signed the law to repeal the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, Navy vet Will Campbell was smiling and hoping.
The openly gay insurance claims specialist from Grand Rapids is hoping the repeal leads to bigger change and more dialogue,...
| Dec 27, 2010
Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't Say, and...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 4:15 PM
The U.S. military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy dealing with gay and lesbian soldiers became history on Wednesday, at least on paper. Now, a local veteran who was forced from the military by the policy says that the change means that gay and lesbian...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 3:28 PM
The government is debating whether or not to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the U.S. military's 17-year-old policy prohibiting openly gay and lesbian servicemen and women from serving in the military. Some say that the military would benefit from the...
| Oct 9, 2010
I have been trying to find words to express my disgust for the hate-filled diatribe of Bryan Griem, who chose not to answer the simple question regarding repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" with a spiritual answer, but filled his space by conjuring...
| Oct 10, 2010
Krystal M. Ball
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