Tag: veteran

Putting our children at risk

David Webb The Rare Reporter Child sexual abuse a concern for everyone, especially LGBT parents Most people would probably agree there is no resource that a society cherishes more than its children. So it is hard to fathom how...

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Movie Monday: ‘Warrior’ in wide release

Here’s the beef There are worse ways to spend two hours in a movie theater than watching hulking, half-naked man-meat wail on each other — in fact, it’s hard to imagine a better way. That’s at least part of the appeal of...

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Pro-Repeal Veteran Thanks Kerry for Support

Earlier this week, Senator John Kerry joined a group of 40 Senators to co-sponsor a new bill to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”  Travis Hengen, a veteran working with us toward the repeal of DADT who was discharged...

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Veteran Pushes for Repeal in New Hampshire

The following comes from Mary Lou Paquette, A veteran from New Hampshire who has worked closely with HRC on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal: I’m a late bloomer as far as activism goes. It took me 21 years of serving in the...

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Dallas’ vocal adrenaline

VOP runners-up raised the bar for everyone this year Voice of Pride winner Mel Arizpe knew this was a great year to win the contest, with the new groups category and the trip to England, but she also knew it was the toughest...

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Federal judge declares DADT unconstitutional

READ THE FULL TEXT OF THE RULING Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service A federal judge in California on Thursday declared the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy unconstitutional, saying it violates both the First Amendment...

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