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It will take the dismantling of the Defense of Marriage Act to treat same-sex military couples equally in the military, the only public sector in which they cannot receive benefits.
While the repeal of the discriminatory policy, effective early this morning, is one step forward for LGB persons, it still does not accept transgender servicemembers.
A victory for gay and lesbian servicemembers, the repeal was a reminder of how far America has yet to go in enacting gender identity protections.
Posted Tuesday, July 26, 2011 in Reporting by Zach Duffy
As the Senate gears up to vote on the stand-alone “don’t ask, don’t tell” bills, few are optimistic about its passage.
Posted Wednesday, December 15, 2010 by Matt Comer
An anti-gay group that has recently been dubbed a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center is still getting too much media attention.
Posted Thursday, December 2, 2010 by Matt Comer
Campus Progress sits down with Lt. Dan Choi, a graduate of West Point. He has been a leader in pushing for the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” legislation that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the U.S. military.
Last night, the House voted 234-194 to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” which prevents openly gay service members from serving in the Armed Forces.
Posted Friday, May 28, 2010 by Edward Wixler
Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by Kay Steiger
Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by Emily Rutherford
Sara Isaacson, a senior at UNC–Chapel Hill is facing thousands of dollars in debt for standing up for one of the key values the ROTC program taught her—integrity.
Posted Friday, May 7, 2010 by Kay Steiger
Today, a relatively quiet afternoon at the White House park was interrupted by the stirring voices of a dozen GetEQUAL activists cheering on the six individuals handcuffed to the White House fence.
Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2010 by Sara Haile-Mariam