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: 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: indiemcemopants Sunday September 19, 2010 2:49 pm|
Dan Choi is a hero and the new face of the LGBT movement. I met him at NN10.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday July 22, 2010 9:49 pm|
Former Army National Guard Lt Dan Choi appeared tonight on The Rachel Maddow Show, 16 months after his appearance there when he said the three words — “I am gay” — that set his discharge in motion.
|By: Jo Fish Wednesday July 21, 2010 1:54 pm|
Obama’s gotten a limited number of things done in his Freshman Term as the President. The list is disappointing, and certainly not inspiring.
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday July 21, 2010 10:05 am|
Lt Dan Choi, whose actual Fierce Advocacy to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell resulted in his arrest for handcuffing himself to the White House fence after embarrassing the Human Rights Campaign and Kathy Griffin at their own ‘rally,’ has received his official discharge from the United States military.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday May 27, 2010 10:13 pm|
Well, this was a refreshing bit of candor at the end of the New York Times’ article on the House action Thursday evening to ‘repeal’ DADT.