Report: There Is Zero Medical Reason to Ban Trans Military Personnel

Currently, the U.S. military bans trans service members, forcing many to choose between hiding or leaving. But according to a newly released report, there is zero medical reason for the prohibition, and enforcing it is pricy and unfair. Not to mention, uh, bullshit. » 3/13/14 3:30pm 3/13/14 3:30pm

Marines Order Military Spouse Clubs to Allow Gay Husbands and Wives

Following the long awaited death of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the U.S. Marine Corps have now taken action to assure that gay and lesbian military spouses will be allowed in all on-base military spouse clubs. In a memo sent to Marine legal offices across the country, the Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant ordered that… » 1/11/13 5:00pm 1/11/13 5:00pm

Senators Introduce Awful Legislation to Block Same-Sex Unions from…

Republican Senators Jim Inhofe (OK) and Roger Wicker (MS) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would prevent marriages or even "marriage-like ceremonies" of same-sex couples from taking place on military bases because, even though the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" has had no negative impact on force readiness or… » 9/13/12 9:30am 9/13/12 9:30am

'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Is Officially Over

As of 12:01 tonight, homosexuals are allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military! Though Republicans recently tried one last time to stall the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by claiming the new rules haven't been adequately examined, Pentagon press secretary George Little said on Monday that 97% of the military has… » 9/20/11 12:01am 9/20/11 12:01am

Republicans Make Last Ditch Effort To Stop DADT Repeal

The Pentagon has announced that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" will be officially repealed on Tuesday, but Republicans are having a hard time accepting that the military won't be allowed to discriminate against homosexuals anymore. This week two Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee asked Defense Secretary Leon… » 9/16/11 10:40am 9/16/11 10:40am

Celebrities Predictably Make "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal All About Them

Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Tweeted "WE DID IT" to Lady Gaga and Gaga in turn reported she cried tears of joy over the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal's passage in the Senate. Oh, brother. » 12/19/10 11:35am 12/19/10 11:35am

More Evidence Suggests Military Could Survive Repealing DADT

Just one more reason the continued existence of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is incredibly frustrating: a new report says a majority of American troops think repealing the policy would have little effect on their performance. » 11/11/10 12:00pm 11/11/10 12:00pm