DADT

One big step forward for gay rights… and two steps back

One big step forward for gay rights… and two steps back

Doesn’t it feel sometimes like the more progress we make and the more dialogue starts opening up, the more the whack jobs and haters come out (so to speak) of the woodwork?

Goodbye DADT

Goodbye DADT

Politically this was an up and down year for gays and lesbians. We lost many allies’ seats in congress. And Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was defeated twice. But then something amazing happened. Harry Reid, Susan Collins, and Joe Lieberman pushed through DADT repeal in the Senate. Pelosi lead the house to the passage of a…

Naked News: DADT! DADT! DADT! Also, Chloe Sevigny took off her pants

Naked News: DADT! DADT! DADT! Also, Chloe Sevigny took off her pants

OMG DADT!!! Senate repeals the ban on gays serving openly in the military. About fucking time.
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Jeff Sheng's DADT portraits

Jeff Sheng's DADT portraits

As the battle around Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Heats back up CNN has this great visual slide-show of photographer Jeff Sheng‘s portraits of gay military men and women. The photos don’t reveal the identities of the subjects, and in doing so saves them from the repercussions of possibly losing their jobs. These faceless portraits look…

Lady Gaga asks for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

Lady Gaga asks for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

In the clip, Gaga addresses several senators by name — including Republicans John McCain, Kentucky’s Mitch McConnell and Oklahoma’s James Inhofe — and asks them to vote in favor of the Defense Authorization Bill, which includes language that would repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” She says: “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” is a law that was…