a.k.a. Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Time to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 5:18pm
Kudos to California Congresswomen Sue Davis and Ellen Tauscher for initiating what could be the beginning of the end of former President Bill Clinton's colossally stupid, discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy barring gays and lesbians from serving in the military. Congresswoman Davis held a hearing in the House Armed Services' Personnel Readiness Subcommittee yesterday.

Tedra Osell: How the Gays Taught Me to Stop Worrying and Love Marriage

By Tedra Osell, Bitch Ph.D. at 2:03pm

Tedra Osell blogs at Bitch Ph.D., where she muses on feminism, motherhood, academia and more. In her contribution to the ACLU's online symposium in celebration of LGBT Pride, Tedra discusses how LGBT people and their relationships have strengthened…

Pam Spaulding: Moving That Civil Rights Ball Forward

By Pam Spaulding, Pam's House Blend at 12:01pm

Our brothers and sisters are blazing a trail for civil equality with the advent of same-sex marriage in California this week. For those of us who don't live in the Golden State or Massachusetts (or other states with civil unions or domestic partnerships)…

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Blow to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

By Paul Cates, LGBT Project at 3:02pm
Yesterday afternoon the Federal Appeals Court for the 9th Circuit dealt a significant blow to the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. The ACLU of Washington represents a decorated Air Force Major, Margaret Witt, who was discharged for being…
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