Tag Archives: Don't Ask Don't Tell

Serving while transgender

Tweet A new reality series looks at the reality faced by the transgender people who serve in the very military which officially bans them. Tweet
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Transmilitary: meet the soldiers the military doesn’t want you to

TweetIt’s no wonder Chelsea Manning didn’t start transitioning while serving in the army. The institution make have gotten rid of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, but it makes no bones about its exclusion of transgender people. In language that reflects its archaic and out of touch policies, The Department of Defense  lists the following as disqualifications [...]
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Quick hit: Santa’s elves urge repeal of discriminatory policy

TweetA little belated holiday cheer for you. Bilerico is reporting, via a publication I don’t often read, “The North Pole Gazette,” that in the post-Christmas season, some of Santa’s elves are calling for the repeal of the workshop’s “Shut Up, Make Toys” policy. “I didn’t like it then, and I don’t like it now,” Smizzle [...]
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Obama signs Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal

Tweet Pic via Evan Vucci/AP This morning, President Obama signed into law the repeal of the 17-year old discriminatory military policy Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. He stated, “No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie.” Pam’s House Blend has full remarks here, including reactions to the signing [...]
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Fox News Coverage on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal

TweetShocked, shocked I say. Via Pam, via StopBeck. Tweet
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