Tag Archives: don't ask don't tell

Dan Choi ‘s trial day starts with DADT activists re-living arrests at White House

by Melanie Nathan, March 28, 2013 I joined a group U.S. service members,  GetEQUAL activists, as well as well known U.K. activist Peter Tatchel at the White House today, for a rally in support of Lt. Dan Choi ,who is being tried by the U.S. Government, after he was arrested in November 2010, together with […]

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Military Newspaper Rejects Lesbian Deployment Kiss

by Melanie Nathan, August 11, 2012. This photo depicts two women kissing goodbye, prior to a deployment to Afghanistan. The soldier who took the photograph submitted it for publication during Pride time to a military newspaper but was refused permission to use the picture in the article. The picture was apparently rejected  because it shows […]

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While this US Secretary of Defense offers Moving Pride Message, Imagine a Romney DOD

Can you imagine Romney’s  Secretary of  Defense recognizing June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month?  Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta thanks gay and lesbian service members for their dedicated service to the nation. By Melanie Nathan, June 16,2012. The US Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, sent a special message to America and the World. […]

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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Certified

by Melanie Nathan, (San Francisco, CA, July 22, 2011) Today, President Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen notified Congress that the military is ready to end “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the discriminatory two-decade old policy that bars lesbian, gay, and bisexual people […]

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BREAKING:- Log Cabin Republicans v. U.S.A. Stay Order Lifted – DADT

July 06, 2011, Posted by Melanie NathanBREAKING-  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Servicemembers United, the nation’s largest organization of gay and lesbian troops and veterans, today enthusiastically applauded the order issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals lifting its own stay of a lower court’s injunction barring enforcement of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law. This […]

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THE LGBTQI PINK PRINT – A Liberation Plan for Gay USA

Simplicity in the name of a movement By   MELANIE NATHAN, April 10, 2010 What happened to our LGBTQI movement?  Since 1970, post Stonewall ?   We have a quest for gay marriage rights, we have a quest for social security, we have a quest for immigration equality, to serve openly in the military, to […]

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reBlog from lezgetreal.com: Gillibrand tweets… she is meeting with DoD officials today to discuss DADT

Gillibrand tweets… she is meeting with DoD officials today to discuss DADTTagged with: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell    Kirsten Gillibrand    New York    Twitter    United States Senate Committee on Armed Serviceslezgetreal.com, Gillibrand tweets… she is meeting with DoD officials today to discuss DADT, Oct 2009 You should read the whole article.

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Dan Choi, outcome of come-out hearing……..

 Thanks to all my friends who responded to this request….. it was an astounding response. Well done…. will keep you posted. MEL         re DADT  Dan Choi, a native of California and an Army Lieutenant, asked us to share the news of the verdict from his military trial with the Courage Campaign community. Your overwhelming response […]

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UR-GENT Lt. Dan Choi Hearing in a matter of hours

Yesterday I met Lt. Dan Choi as the photos on my home page (scroll down) indicate.  He has the heart of a soldier and now an activist.  When speaking to him he exuded passon  for the army and our Country and wants to serve; he suggests the very idea of booting gays from the army is detrimental to the […]

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I am a real person and so are my kids

My kids are real….

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On this memorial day we remember our fallen Lesbian and Gay

  On this day we remember our LGBT brothers and sister who were brave enough to serve in the Military, Navy, Army with the added burden of “dont ask, dont tell.” Your selfless willingness to die for a Country that has failed you on the very principal for which you fought. You are all true American […]

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