On This DADT Repeal Anniversary, Let’s Not Forget The T

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 1:11 pm

Today is the one-year anniversary of lesbian, gay, and bisexual servicemembers being able to serve openly. With that in mind, I’m reposting this essay from December 19, 2010 — an essay (entitled Dan Choi: I Am Somebody! Autumn Sandeen: I Am Still Not Recognized As Somebody.) where I highlighted how with repeal of Don’t Ask, [...]

Dan Choi: I Am Somebody! Autumn Sandeen: I Am Still Not Recognized As Somebody.

By: Sunday December 19, 2010 3:45 pm

I have heard many senators and congresspeople use variants of Admiral Mullen’s pro-Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT)  repeal phrase of relating to how DADT “[f]orces young men and women to lie…to lie about who they are in order to defend their fellow citizens.” For example, from the floor of the Senate yesterday (December 18, 2010): [...]

Watch the Senate Armed Services Committee DADT hearing live on C-SPAN3

By: Tuesday February 2, 2010 12:06 pm

UPDATE: The hearing is over.  Admiral Mullin made a strong statement of support for ending DADT and made clear he was taking leadership.  Senator Levin, who chairs the committee, made it clear that Adm. Mullin was under oath and obligated to give his personal opinion, and so this wasn’t an opinion he was ordered to [...]

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