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Obama Calls for Inclusive Military in State of the Union Address

President Obama demanded equal protection and support for all troops and Marines who serve in the armed forces, echoing recent calls by Mikey Weinstein of the Military...

Let’s All Stand on John McCain’s Lawn and Annoy the Old,...

Senator John McCain, noted traitor and scumbag, gets skewered on the Jon Stewart Show. Via Scarce at Crooks and Liars: Jon Stewart finally gives in and...

Obama appoints record number of gay officials

- Bigotry under attack by most LGBTQA-friendly president in U.S. history - By Sam Hananel WASHINGTON – Less than halfway through his first term, President Barack...

Updated – God’s General, William “Jerry” Boykin, Now Disinvited as Witness...

Update: The Hill reports that Lt. General William G. "Jerry" Boykin has now been disinvited from testifying at the confirmation hearing of Elena Kagan. Looks...

Ruy Teixeira: Public Says End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

By the Democratic Strategist: In his latest 'Public Opinion Snapshot' at the Center for American Progress web pages, TDSCo-Editor Ruy Teixeira reports that U.S. public...

Desmond Tutu Hits Discrimination of Gays as Human Rights Violation

Famed anti-apartheid activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Desmond Tutu, blasts the anti-gay hatred sweeping the continent of Africa. Writes Tutu in the Washington Post: "The...

The Last Acceptable Bigotries in America

As befits our political culture, appeals to the contemporary American bigot are accomplished with sophisticated brands, images, impressions, and coded vocabulary, and not overt prejudices and stereotypes. But...

Gay Fla Gov-Senate Candidate May Flee GOP

Update: CQ Politics reports a spokeswoman for Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's U.S. Senate campaign says reports are "patently false" that Crist will to drop out of GOP to run as an...

Army Chief Pushes Back on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal

Pushes back, but feels more like rhetoric easing in. From Talking Points Memo: By Rachel Slajda --  Gen. George Casey, the Army chief of staff, and...

Army Veteran Jarrod Chlapowski Speaks Out

Service in the U.S. military will soon come down to this: You hate and cannot serve with gays and lesbians, move to Iran or Uganda where bigotry reigns supreme. Just...

Mil Brass: Won’t Enforce Ban Against Gays and Lesbians

The year, 1960: It had been over a decade since that damn Harry Truman integrated the armed forces when the Greenboro Four decided to...