Tag: Don’t ask don’t tell

Fort Hood holds Pride celebration

History was recently made in Killeen, Texas right down the road from Dallas. Ft. Hood, the largest Army base in the free world, held its first PRIDE month celebration June 25. My wife and I carpooled with several LGBTQ and straight allies onto Fort Hood, where the event took place in the Club Hood Grande Ballroom.

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TENT seeks trans military veterans for Texas Outserve-SLDN conference

The Transgender Education Network of Texas is looking for trans veterans to serve on a panel at the 2013 Outserve -SLDN leadership conference. TENT needs those who can attend the Oct. 25–27 conference in San Antonio and are comfortable telling their stories but is also looking for those who are not comfortable speaking in public to privately share their stories to collect for a “public narrative.”

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DADT repeal celebrated in Dallas

Gay and lesbian former servicemembers raised their hands to indicate they served in the military at a reception at Resource Center Dallas Resource Center Dallas hosted a “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal...

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DADT ends, but discrimination continues

Dan Choi being arrested at the White House while protesting DADT. The Dallas celebration of the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” begins at 5:30 p.m. today at Resource Center Dallas. Although the policy...

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House committee adopts anti-gay amendments

Aubrey Sarvis Amendments not likely to pass in the Senate, but could resurface in conference committee LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The full U.S. House Armed Services Committee approved three amendments late...

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Witt, DOD reach settlement in DADT case

Major Margaret Witt DOD agrees to allow major to retire with full benefits; DOJ won’t appeal her 9th Circuit victory LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The ACLU of Washington State announced Tuesday, May 10, that Air...

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Disappointed in Dan Choi

Dear Lt. Dan Choi, When I attended the National Equality March in October 2009, I went with hopes of being inspired, becoming more informed, and a fire to fuel my college town and the city where I came out, which has been...

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