Almost Equal: U.S. Military Three Years After 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell'Three years after the U.S. military did away with its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and began allowing gay and lesbian military people to serve openly, WNEW looks into how well that integration is going.
Obama Writes Post Urging Equal Treatment Of Gays, Congressional ActionObama also said that Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. During his presidency, Obama, among other moves, rescinded the "don't ask, don't tell" rule prohibiting gay military people from revealing their sexual orientation.
Marine Corps: Spouses Clubs Must Admit Same-Sex Couples To Remain On BaseThe Marine Corps has advised its legal staff that spouses clubs operating on its installations must admit same-sex spouses if they wish to remain on the bases.
GOP Challenges Military March In Gay Pride Parade Congressional Republicans challenged Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday to explain why the Defense Department allowed active-duty troops to wear their uniforms while marching in San Diego's gay pride parade last weekend.
Impatient Gay-Rights Groups Putting Pressure On ObamaThe refrain sounded by his aides is accurate: Barack Obama has done more for the cause of gay rights than any president before him.
Gay Naval Academy Alumni Commemorate 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Repeal A gay and lesbian alumni group for graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy is welcoming the first midshipmen who will graduate after repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell."
Obama Administration Won't Defend Limit On Gay Military Benefits The Obama administration is extending its decision to stop defending an anti-gay marriage law to provisions affecting same-sex couples in the military.