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Obama certifies end of military’s gay ban, DADT over in 60 days

Gays and lesbians military folks will no longer need to keep their orientation secret. Today President Obama formally signed off on edting the bans on gays serving open in the U.S. military, doing away with […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 12 years ago 5

Gays Love Obama More than Straight People Do, Sort of

Even before DADT’s repeal, President Obama’s aproval ratings with LGBT people were higher than the public at large. According to a poll in October of 2010, 64% of people who identified as LGBT said they […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 12 years ago 0

Censored From HuffPo / Chicago: ”Who Cares Who Wins the Elections”

As a regular blogger on the Huffington Post / Chicago’s website, I recently encountered a situation which I believe is censorship for failing to have a proper “line” on next Tuesday’s elections. As allies of […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 12 years ago 5

VIDEO: President Obama – It Gets Better

As part of the It Gets Better Project, President Obama shares his message of hope and support for LGBT youth who are struggling with being bullied. Think about it, this is the U.S. Government’s official […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism, Videos 12 years ago 3

Dear Mr. President: YOU GOT SERVED!

Yesterday Lt. Dan Choi and Capt. Jim Pietrangelo–the two gay soldiers who in an iconic move chained themselves to the White House fence this Spring–served the President… with a subpoena. You remember the exclusive pictures […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 0

Get ready to salute ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ goodbye

The stars may finally be aligning–we may be about to see DADT and the military ban on gays go the way of the dodo.

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 1

Alan Bounville and other activists get arrested at White House again

It happened yet again. QueerRising founder Alan Bounville (who I last week mistakenly identified during the last incident as getting arrested at McCain’s office) and other activists forced the Park Service to call the Paddy […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 1

Stories from the front lines: letters to Barack Obama from gay soldiers

In order to try to raise awareness about the heartbreak brought on by the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t pursue,” law and to garner support for the Military Readiness Enhancement Act which would repeal […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 0

PHOTOS: Choi Chained Part Two: The Revenge!

Dan Choi and Jim Pietrangelo have been arrested again for chaining themselves to the White House fence, but this time they had friends.

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 2

Get Equal “Kanyes” The President

GetEqual tells the President “Hey, I’ma letchu finish, but Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is still discharging people.”

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 5