Quantcast

Latest Don't Ask, Don't Tell Stories

2011-08-18 22:23:35

Mandatory sensitivity training should be an essential part of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal, says TAU researcher As the U.S. military prepares for the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" (DADT), policymakers are looking to other military bodies around the world that have successfully integrated gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) soldiers into military service. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that an integrated support and education dimension is essential to the successful...

2011-07-07 12:21:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization is calling on the Justice Department to appeal yesterday's ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which requires the U.S. military to allow gays to serve openly - thus ending the "don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) policy, which has been in effect for 18 years. "Micro-managing military policies by judicial fiat ignores the authority of our military leadership and circumvents the...

2011-07-06 18:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President and Marine Corps veteran Tony Perkins issued the following statement in response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision today halting enforcement of the 1993 law against homosexuality in the armed forces (usually referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "The court has wrongly and irresponsibly usurped the role of Congress, the President...

2011-05-25 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Family Research Council: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) WHAT: News conference to discuss amendments to the Defense Authorization Act that will protect religious freedom in the military while reinforcing federal law that defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Speakers will also encourage support for an amendment to strengthen the voice of military...

2011-02-07 08:27:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a new Harris Poll are something of a paradox. When asked separately about seven of the most important bills that were passed by the last Congress, including those passed in the very productive lame duck session in December, majorities of those who are familiar with them rate each of them "good" rather than "bad". The three most popular bills, rated "good" by the most people who are familiar with them, are the 9/11 First Responders bill...

2011-01-26 06:00:00

Kelly Ripa to co-host Point's Annual Gala in NYC LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit, announced today the recipients of its Courage, Legend and Inspiration Awards. And the awards go to . . . Andy Cohen, Bravo's Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, who will receive the Point Courage Award....

2010-12-20 18:27:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a gesture of gratitude towards LGBT Veterans and Armed Forces Personnel Clicck.com is offering a free year's membership to active or retired military personnel and a free lifetime membership to any veteran who was discharged under DADT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101220/NY20488LOGO ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/NY07336 ) Clicck was founded as a LGBT centric site with the purpose of legitimizing LGBT...

2010-12-17 13:35:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action PAC, the political action committee connected with FRC Action, the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council, announced today that it will endorse and fund conservative primary challengers to any U.S. Senator who votes to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" during the lame-duck session. FRC Action PAC President Connie Mackey made the following comments: "We are pledging today to endorse, and help fund, conservative primary...

2010-12-15 16:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of legislation to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, which passed the House by a vote of 250 to 175. To watch the Speaker's floor speech, click here. Below are the Speaker's remarks. "I thank the gentlelady from California, [Susan Davis] the distinguished chair of the subcommittee on this important issue, for her leadership on ending discrimination...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.