Rob Watson reviews new books by Barney Frank and Michelangelo Signorile. Together he finds them to be almost biblical in how they bridge the chronicle of family equality, the civil rights movement of our time.
A Gay Dad On the 2 Books You Need to Read to Understand the Path of LGBT Family Equality Yesterday and Tomorrow
Greg White felt compassion for others who were misjudged for their weaknesses, and he hoped that they too would have compassion for what made him different.
Most people equate the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” with gay service members being able to serve openly. It also gave something to those left behind.
Greg White wants people to know, ‘If I can overcome my insecurities in a hostile environment, so can others.’
Did you know that the lifting of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” did not apply to trans*gendered people? Well, change could be coming.
Halfway through boot camp Greg White learned that everyone there “came in with some feeling of being different.”
When Sports Illustrated’s cover asked, “Is the NFL Ready for Michael Sam?” they didn’t mean on the football field.
The end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” allowed gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members to serve openly in the military. But what about trans*people?
James Landrith reminds us that advocacy is about the end goal and not an individuals ego.
Our top 5 war and veterans articles of 2013.
Former Marine Marc Winslow describes his experience being gay in the Marines before the repeal of DADT.
JJ Vincent found this short, simple video that says more than words ever could about gay and straight soldiers.
JJ Vincent was surprised to see these people’s reactions to a pair of “gay soldiers” when they were harassed in a diner.
Panetta said, “It is a matter of fundamental equity that we provide similar benefits to all of those men and women in uniform who serve their country.”
American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.
No military family, whether hetero- or homosexual should be denied benefits because of outdated regulations.