Tag: Troops

‘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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Tim Pawlenty Wants Troops Back in the Closet

The Human Rights Campaign today rebuked comments made by presidential aspirant Tim Pawlenty that he would reinstate “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” if elected president. It is unclear, based upon an interview he granted to the American...

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GOP’s Dehumanizing of our LGBT troops

There are much to say about the Senate hearings that just concluded. I was quite taken aback to see Sen Evan Bayh emerge as a full-on gay rights hero. Ok, he’s not back up for re-election. But neither is Blanche Lincoln...

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Fox News refuses to run ad about gay troops

Fox News doesn’t want you to know that the result of lesbian & gay soldiers serving openly in other countries is… business as usual.  That’s according to Generals from allied militaries, who say that...

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Mission-Critical Troops Fired Under DADT

New data released Monday show that the military continued to fire mission-critical specialists under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy in 2009, and that a disproportionate number of women and minorities...

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