Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Jeff Sheng's DADT portraits

Article: 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…

Al Franken chokes up over Don't Ask Don't Tell

Article: Al Franken chokes up over Don't Ask Don't Tell

We should all be choking up, now that Congress has blocked the defense authorization bill (the bill that funds the miliatry) for the first time in decades simply because conservative members (and two Democratic senators!) don’t want to support gay rights, either because they think homosexuality is wrong or, more likely, they’re afraid of pissing…

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

Article: 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…