| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Yeah we know it was yet another GOP debate, but now it seems most of us are debating the behavior of the candiates last night in Orlando.
During the debate, a gay soldier deployed in Iraq asked the candidates a question and was booed by the crowd....
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:00 PM
It is no secret that the Congressional Black Caucus did not initially support Barack Obama's campaign to become president of the United States. During the 2008 primary campaign, half of the members backed then-Sen. Hillary Clinton. It was not until the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON -- Ten days after the military dumped its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays and lesbians in the military, the Pentagon has issued new rules allowing military chaplains to perform same-sex marriages, but only if allowed by law and the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine.
The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Marine Corps recruiters at the San Gabriel Valley Pride event at Pasadena City College on Saturday didn't care whether the young men who lined up to test their strength were gay or straight.
The Marines just wanted to see some pull-ups done properly:...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:13 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A group of U.S. service members marched in a San Diego gay pride parade on Saturday, in a demonstration organizers touted as an unprecedented step for gay and lesbian military personnel under the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 6:14 PM
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The military expects to be ready to implement the repeal of the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy by midsummer, a top Pentagon official said Friday.
Clifford Stanley -- the Defense Department under secretary tasked with...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Fifty-three percent of Americans support making gay marriage legal, a Gallup poll showed on Friday, a marked reversal from just a year ago when an equal majority opposed same-sex matrimony.
The latest Gallup findings are in line with two...
| May 21, 2011
| 6:59 PM
Fifty-three percent of Americans support making gay marriage legal, a Gallup poll showed on Friday, a marked reversal from just a year ago when an equal majority opposed same-sex matrimony.
The latest Gallup findings are in line with two earlier national...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- A preliminary U.S. Navy plan to allow its chaplains to perform same-sex marriages in military chapels after the end of "don't ask, don't tell" has fired up congressional opposition.
All services are moving forward with the transition from...
| Dec 22, 2010
President Obama says valor and sacrifice in the Armed Forces are no longer defined by sexual orientation. Surrounded by military officials and members of Congress, he signed landmark legislation Wednesday overturning the old policy of "don't ask don't...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 5:52 PM
As President Obama signed the law to repeal the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, Navy vet Will Campbell was smiling and hoping.
The openly gay insurance claims specialist from Grand Rapids is hoping the repeal leads to bigger change and more dialogue,...