Tag: Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

DADT repeal crusader Dave Guy-Gainer dies

Dave Guy-Gainer, who was a leading local advocate for the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” died unexpectedly at his home in Forest Hill on Thursday. Guy-Gainer was 63. A public memorial will be held at...

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‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army...

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DADT is finally dead

OutServe, a group for active-duty LGBT military personnel, published an issue of its magazine featuring 101 newly out servicemembers to mark the end of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ After 18 years and more...

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COVER STORY: Coming out of the shadows

As the process of repealing DADT nears its end, some gay servicemembers discharged under the policy are considering the possibility of re-enlisting DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Since the military’s “don’t...

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BREAKING: President certifies DADT repeal

President Barack Obama is shown signing the law repealing ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ on Dec. 22, 2010. After a delay of more than six months during which the U.S. military branches received training on DADT...

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Military gay couples won’t enjoy benefits

Even after DADT repeal is complete, DOMA will create discrepancy JULIE WATSON  |  Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Gay service members from Army soldiers to Air Force officers are planning to celebrate the official end of the...

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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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