The reader’s digest version: People in charge: “Hunky dory,” Gay lady: “Swimmingly,” Gay guy: “Ehh, pretty good,” Republicans: “Danger Will Robinson!,” Gay soldiers’ organizations: “Please sir, I want some more.”
What a long, strange, monumentally confusing trip it’s been.
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was over but then a court appeal made it not over anymore, and everyone is asking why but no one is telling.
“The Obama administration is “’likely’ to appeal an injunction barring the enforcement of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” to the U.S. Supreme Court.”
“The ruling by the 9th Circuit in Log Cabin Republicans v. United States removes all uncertainty – American servicemembers are no longer under threat of discharge as the repeal implementation process goes forward.”
The story of how a lesbian Marine and her girlfriend managed to live off base and get married – just not to each other.
While DADT lingers on the verge of repeal, soldiers are still being discharged for being gay.
Defense Secretary Gates has only one word for people who don’t wanna serve with the gays. (It’s no.)
Obama helps LGBTs WIN THE FUTURE.
House messes with DADT. Obama fights back. Did you know that Obama officially “supports DOMA’s repeal?” ‘Cause he does. Bam.
Katie Miller is the best cadet to ever not be allowed back into West Point yet.
This took forever because Dinah Shore but hey look, progress is being made with DADT and also the rest of the world seems pretty ok right now!
Have you forgotten about DADT now that the judicial brouhaha is over? The answer had better be no, because our servicemembers definitely haven’t. Here’s what the deal is for them right now.
Gabrielle Giffords’ condition is rapidly improving, and hopefully soon she’ll be able to speak! Some officials want women to have more prospects in the military; Chris Colfer wants what’s best for Kurt, Jessie J on Gaga, sexy photoshoot interpretation of Lisbeth Salander, and Jackass does Black Swan.
Now that John McCain lost the fight, he has reluctantly decided to do his job and go along with the ruling resulting from the fight that he lost. He’s a big guy.
When FOX News is the one telling you that DADT is a pointless policy, it’s probably true. How did they come to realize this, and why won’t other conservatives do the same?
Listen I have to tell you something. I know you didn’t ask, but I need to tell you something — Obama signed the DADT repeal, Dan Choi is smiling, Barney Frank blasts a stupid conservative reporter, ROTC might return to Ivy League Schools, Obama talks DOMA w/the Advocate, John McCain is angry forever — look. Just read it.
DADT was repealed! Mostly! Now what?