Two big pieces of news recently

For those who haven’t heard, the California Supreme Court struck down a law banning same-sex marriage in CA. Thus CA becomes the second state in the union to allow gay folks to get married. Already opposing groups are trying to organize constitutional amendments at both state and federal levels, but I don’t really see that …

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Impact of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

People are being forced to leave the military for being gay after their sexual orientation was revealed in a criminal investigation. Talk about damned if you do and damned if you don’t! If you don’t talk you’re discharged for concealing evidence, if you do you’re discharged for being gay. What a lovely choice. There are …

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First Marine injured in the Iraq war is gay

I just received this interesting article on a news list I’m on. Apparently, the first Marine injured in Iraq – Sgt. Eric Alva – is gay and is now working with HRC to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. I was really impressed with his interview responses. They said what needed to be said and said …

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