Sidestepping Wolf Blitzer’s question (again!) about whether Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell is unconstitutional, and saying that she and the President want Congress to end the law as soon as possible, White House Senior Adviser in Charge of Taking the Heat from Gays Valerie Jarrett said she shares Lt Dan Choi’s frustration over the pace of the repeal in Congress.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday October 21, 2010 4:18 pm|
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday October 21, 2010 9:02 am|
Valerie Jarrett says the president wants Congress to repeal DADT. But she won’t say the law is unconstitutional.
|By: Wednesday October 20, 2010 8:24 pm|
KAMPALA, Uganda — The front-page newspaper story featured a list of Uganda’s 100 “top” homosexuals, with a bright yellow banner across it that read: “Hang Them.” Alongside their photos were the men’s names and addresses.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday October 19, 2010 11:46 pm|
Judge Virginia Phillips on Tuesday declined to stay last week’s ruling that Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell is unconstitutional and must immediately end. The government has signaled its intent to appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday October 19, 2010 6:25 pm|
This raw video shot at the Times Square military recruiting office earlier today shows USMC Lt Dan Choi gain admittance to the office and enlist in the US Army, after having been discharged under DADT. Dan explains what happened inside: he is eligible to be re-enlist, even though he is an officer. Tomorrow they’ll figure out what steps are necessary to get him back on duty.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday October 19, 2010 1:25 pm|
Lt Dan Choi, discharged under DADT, asks that we follow him on Twitter as he attempts to re-enlist in the USMC at the recruiting station in New York City: http://twitter.com/ltdanchoi
|By: spanishinquisition Monday October 18, 2010 7:20 pm|
This takes at face value that Obama cut a deal with Secretary of Defense Gates to repeal DADT. However, this seems doomed to failure.
|By: stevedew Sunday October 17, 2010 10:09 am|
The White House has announced a host of new rights for the LGBT community, including a new voucher program.
|By: Teddy Partridge Friday October 15, 2010 12:34 pm|
The Pentagon, in its continuing bumbling response to federal District Judge Virginia Phillips’s possible overreach, issued a memo directed at gay and lesbian troops currently serving, which essentially said “Careful, now, nothing’s really changed.”