Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is the new head of the Boys Scouts of America organisation, and despite shepherding the US Armed Forces through the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and voicing his previous support of gay adults in scouting, he refuses to change the policy banning the same adults.
Today, over a dozen women and two men have sued the Pentagon for standing by, or "turning a blind eye," as they were raped and assaulted.
- Actor Kal Penn is joining the Obama Administration as a public relations guy, meaning that speechwriter Jon Favreau will soon be giving up his trophy as the hottest youngster in the Administration. [Huffington Post]
Robert Gates and Hillary Clinton (who is seriously rocking this particular suit) are two of the 50 Administration officials photographed by Annie Leibovitz in a new Vanity Fair spread. [Vanity Fair]
It's official! Barack Obama has designated Hillary Clinton as his Secretary of State and Janet Napolitano as his Secretary of Homeland Security. In addition to those women, Susan Rice will become our Ambassador to the UN, Eric Holder is headed to the Department of Justice, Robert Gates will stay at the Defense…