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Archive for August 2010

DADT Working Group to meet with military partners

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The gay troops and veterans’ group Servicemembers United has announced it will be facilitating a discussion between the partners of current service personnel and the Pentagon’s Working Group on “don’t ask, don’t tell”.

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August 27, 2010 at 4:38 PM

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Details leak on WH meeting with state LGBT leaders

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The White House continued this month to meet with members of the LGBT community to reassure them that the Obama administration is on their side. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 20, 2010 at 4:00 PM

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Study: Women & minorities hit harder by DADT

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New data shows that military women were targeted disproportionately for firing under “don’t ask don’t tell” last year.

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August 18, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Top West Point cadet resigns over DADT

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A lesbian cadet says she had to resign from West Point because she could no longer “compromise” her integrity over “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

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August 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM

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CA couples’ high and low reaction to stay decision

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Crowds of same-sex couples hoping to get married at city halls across California experienced elation followed by disappointment Thursday afternoon.

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August 12, 2010 at 5:57 PM

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CA federal judge lifts Prop 8 stay, but with delay

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A federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday agreed to delay for six days enforcement of his landmark decision declaring California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional.

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August 12, 2010 at 4:56 PM

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US Judge Walker overturns Prop 8

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The much-anticipated federal court decision in the Proposition 8 case came down Wednesday afternoon, setting off a celebration in the LGBT community nationwide. But gay couples wishing to marry in California still have a long road ahead of them.  

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August 4, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Posted in Law, Marriage

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