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Archive for November 2010

Pentagon Releases ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Report

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday released the Pentagon’s year-long study on how best to repeal the ban on gays in the military.

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SLDN: Pentagon study best vehicle for repeal

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Servicemembers Legal Defense Network said Tuesday it expects the Pentagon’s report on repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will be the LGBT advocacy group’s best tool for advocating repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’

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Written by OutQ News staff

November 30, 2010 at 2:22 PM

NCTE Offers TSA Screening Tips to Trans Travelers

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Transgender travelers are being told to be extra cautious this holiday season because of the Transportation Security Administration’s new screening procedures.

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Senate committee announces DADT study hearings

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The Senate Armed Services Committee announced Wednesday that it will hold hearings next week on the Pentagon study concerning Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.

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Written by OutQ News staff

November 24, 2010 at 2:09 PM

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Senators press Reid to make deal for DADT repeal

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Democrats have said since September that they have 55 votes to defend against any amendments to delete Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal language from the Defense Authorization bill. But the real question is: do they have the 60 they need to break the filibuster?

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Written by OutQ News staff

November 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

HHS Announces New Visitation Regulations

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New government regulations will PROHIBIT federally-funded hospitals from discriminating against visitors based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

November 18, 2010 at 2:40 AM

Colorado High School Drops Pro-Gay T-Shirt Ban

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After a number of complaints, a Colorado school district has switched course and decided to allow a student to wear a pro-gay rights T-shirt.

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Written by OutQ News staff

November 17, 2010 at 2:40 AM

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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Lift Stay on DADT Ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Log Cabin Republican’s plea to block the military from enforcing the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy.

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Gay Rights Groups React to Leaked Pentagon Report

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A Pentagon study group has reportedly found that lifting the controversial ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy would only pose a “minimal” risk to ongoing war efforts.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

November 11, 2010 at 4:57 PM

Lambda Legal Says Use of DOMA is Unconstitutional

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Gay advocacy group Lambda Legal filed a brief Monday with a U.S. District Court in California, as part of its lawsuit against the federal government over the application of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

November 10, 2010 at 3:40 PM

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