Pelosi Vows to End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ by the End of the Year

May 24, 2010

by Jared Allen and Bob Cusack | The Hill

The Pentagon’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy will be nothing but a memory by year’s end, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) declared Wednesday.

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Scuttle ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

May 24, 2010

New York Times editorial

A prime opportunity is at hand for Congress to repeal the repressive “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that has drummed out more than 13,000 capable members of the military simply because they are gay men and lesbians.

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Demonstrators Urge Passage of Transgender Rights Legislation

May 24, 2010

by Sean Teehan | Boston Globe

After being hired for a job in Foxborough last year, Logan Ferraro, a 19-year-old transgender man, received a call from his new boss.

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California, Other States Honor Harvey Milk

May 24, 2010

by Lisa Leff | Associated Press

Events were taking place in California and across the country Saturday in observance of Harvey Milk, marking the first day of “special significance” in the West Coast state to honor the slain gay rights leader.

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A Deal on DADT?

May 24, 2010

by Kerry Eleveld | The Advocate

The Advocate has learned that concurrent meetings took place Monday morning at the White House and on Capitol Hill that could help clear the way for “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal to be attached to the Department of Defense authorization bill later this week.

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White House and Congress Meet on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

May 24, 2010

by Sheryl Gay Stolberg | New York Times

White House and Congressional officials met Monday in a carefully orchestrated effort to discuss a possible repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy in advance of a House vote on the issue  this week.

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Britain May Reduce Aid If Gay Men Are Not Set Free in Malawi

May 24, 2010

by David Brown | The Times

Britain will review its aid to Malawi if the Government refuses to free two gay men who were sentenced to 14 years’ hard labour this week.

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