Despite Their Best Efforts, Gay People Fail to Destroy the Military

Having openly gay people serving in the military was supposed to ruin everything—at least if you believed opponents of allowing them to serve openly. But a new Pentagon report given to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta this week says that, in fact, absolutely nothing has changed in the eight months since the ban on… »5/11/12 9:30am5/11/12 9:30am

Women Sue West Point and Naval Academy for Being Awful to Rape Victims

Just days after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the military would actually start punishing sexual assault rather than covering it up by gaslighting alleged victims with psychiatric diagnoses, two women who claim that they were raped while attending U.S. service academies sued military officials Friday… »4/21/12 4:30pm4/21/12 4:30pm

Military Finally Steps Up Its Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced yesterday that new steps would be taken to prevent and punish cases of sexual assault in the military, with serious offenses such as rape and forcible sodomy becoming subject to court-martial review. The changes come in the wake of reports that the military has tried to cover… »4/17/12 12:35pm4/17/12 12:35pm