Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "don’t ask don’t tell"

  • Murphy's Law?

    On Friday afternoon, March 19, a day before he was to be the keynote speaker at the 18th Annual National Dinner of the Servicemembers Legal...

  • Sheehan's Stand

    Since Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) first began hearings last month on the military's ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy,'' he's had many witnesses voice disagreement with...

  • DADT Repeal Still Uncertain

    Calling Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Penn.) ''a tireless champion'' for the repeal of the ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network spokesman Kevin Nix...

  • Nathaniel Frank and Dan Choi on DADT Repeal Efforts [video]

    Dr. Nathaniel Frank, author of Unfriendly Fire, spoke Tuesday, Feb. 23 at a Smithsonian panel on the history of African-American service in the U.S. military....

  • Holding on to Discrimination

    This past Saturday, David Rivkin, Jr., and Lee Casey – two longtime senior officials in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations – wrote in...

  • No More Delays

    Back in the mid-1980s, with the Cold War still peaking and the idea of the fall of the Soviet Union no more than a utopian...

  • Allies Before Animosity

    The No on 1 campaign lost despite a strong effort because too many Maine voters were persuaded that marriage equality would require teaching schoolchildren about...

  • The Time Has Come

    The news out of Kansas really shouldn't have come as a shock. It was a new version of an old story. In February, the Kansas...

  • Game Plan

    Just 18 months after taking the helm, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) executive director Aubrey Sarvis finds his organization at the most promising crossroads in...

  • Aubrey Sarvis, Executive Director, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? AUBREY...

  • Red, White and Bleu

    Bleu Copas was 20 the first time he visited New York City -- a trip that included a visit to the observation deck atop the...

  • Closed Door for Navy Hopefuls

    Two women were ready to join the Navy on Tuesday, but the Navy wasn't ready for them. Continuing a 30-city campaign of protest against the...

  • Secret Service

    In a time of war, a good man is hard to find. Which makes it all the more frustrating that the U.S. military continues to...

  • This Man's Army

    By 71, a thoughtful person should reach a point where he has learned a thing or two. One thing Keith Kerr has learned is that...

  • 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Goes to War

    Today, the Department of Defense can offer a count showing that military operations related to invading Afghanistan and Iraq -- operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi...