Reflections on Being Gay in the Military
One man's reflection of what a gay Naval officer endured and watching the progress of social justice that lead to repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. The work for equality and justice is not over.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010(2 comments)
Another Year of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
This week Congress is to bring up Don't Ask, Don't Tell, a piece of legislature signed into law by President Clinton. For over 16 years, it has created a 2nd class classification to all homosexuals that honorably serve in our Armed Forces. This forcibly separates those individuals from the values encouraged and held by the traditions of our military, honor, integrity, truth. Long overdue, this discriminatory law needs repeal.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010(4 comments)
The New Coverture, the Right's Answer to Marriage
The Right wants to keep pushing the same old line that marriage is between a man and a woman. They want the woman to perform her duty to the man like it has been done for hundreds of years. Theirs is a traditional marriage plan designed to entrap women in this role and it is being used to fight against same-sex marriage. The Prop 8 trial in California only brings out the plan so all can see it.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Integrity of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
So who is opposed to the concept of honor? It certainly is not any of the estimated 66,000 gay and lesbians currently on active duty who are forced by law to lie about who they are.
Saturday, October 10, 2009(2 comments)
Gay Marriage vs. Civil Unions, a New PEW Poll
A new PEW Research Center poll shows a rise in support for civil unions in the United States to 57% but gay marriages remain steady. Most all recognize the discrimination of homosexuals in the U.S. but are unwilling to recognize the difference between the pew and the government.
The Nuclear Family's Half-Life
The nuclear family is on the decline being pushed along by family values of adultery. When is the hypocrisy going to stop? A tale of one of the strongmen in the nuclear family argument.
Thursday, June 25, 2009(9 comments)
Adultery, a GOP Family Value
A weakened Republican Party is bad for the nation. They need to scrap their banner of "family values" and get serious about exactly what they stand for.
Sunday, May 31, 2009(4 comments)
The Bible and Simple Minds
Use of pre-science reasoning and literal interpretations of the Bible endanger enactment of civil rights laws. Separation of Church and State must be maintained for local and federal governments.
Friday, May 15, 2009(4 comments)
Church and State Two Sides of Marriage
Gay marriage issue sparks debate on equal rights for the gay and lesbian community. On one hand, conservatives attempt to interject religion; and on the other, liberals contend it is secular. In this argument, conservatives are threatening free govenment and the principles on which this nation was established.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009(6 comments)
Don't Ask, Don't Tell Must Go Now
America is losing yet another courageous soldier who is critical in the effort to end two wars. 1Lt Dan Choi, an Iraqi veteran, Arabic linguist, and infantry officer is being discharged due to a bad law. Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell now.