dont ask dont tell

Army Staff Sergeant Tracy Dice Refused Widower Benefits Because She Is A Lesbian

Watch this absolutely infuriating interview with Army Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice, who lost her wife Sgt. Donna Johnson on October 1 when she was killed with two other soldiers…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Couple Kisses When Navy Ship Docks

Naval Petty Officer Second Class Marissa Gaeta bought 50 raffle tickets so she could win the Navy’s lottery and be the first person off the ship to kiss their…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2011 - 5:40 pm

9 Better Applications Of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Than To Military Personnel

Woo hoo! At exactly 12:01 a.m. this morning, the Pentagon repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Clinton-era policy that said gays and lesbians could serve in the military as long…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 20, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Lady Gaga And Kathy Griffin Won’t Tell If You Won’t

Paul Richmond’s new painting “I Won’t Tell If You Won’t,” inspired by the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal, features famous gay allies Lady Gaga and Kathy Griffin. [Boing Boing] …

Ami Angelowicz | January 12, 2011 - 5:45 pm

Hollywood’s Deep Twitter Thoughts On The Repeal Of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

While holiday shopping over the weekend, I heard “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” like, five times. I really wish Andy Williams would stop trying to convince me—because really,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | December 20, 2010 - 3:40 pm

What’s Your Personal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”?

We were thrilled beyond words to learn that the Senate voted to repeal the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which prevented gays from openly serving in the military. The…

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2010 - 12:59 pm

Lady Gaga Does Her Best Richard Nixon Impression

Lady Gaga flashed the peace sign at a rally in favor of repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in Portland, Maine today. Interestingly, though Gaga is clearly a politically passionate individual,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 21, 2010 - 7:45 pm

What’s Going On With “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”?

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is going through some major changes this week. In case you need a refresher course, this policy bans openly gay or bisexual individuals from serving in…

Nikki Dowling | May 27, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Gets Closer Scrutiny

Defense Secretary Robert Gates appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee today suggesting a plan to roll back the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gay soldiers. Gates…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Lady Gaga Shows Her Support For Marriage Equality

Yesterday was the Marriage Equality March in Washington, D.C. as gay rights activists came out in droves to demand the right to get legally married in the United States.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2009 - 11:30 am

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Especially If You’re A Lesbian.

I am probably not alone in thinking that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is one of the suckiest pieces of legislation ever. The 1994 policy essentially says that peeps who are…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 9, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Officer Discharged From The Army After Saying He’s Gay

Dan Choi is a lieutenant in the U.S. Army who graduated from West Point. He served in Iraq, is willing to go back, and is an Arabic language specialist. Sounds…

Nikki Dowling | July 1, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: What Do You Do While Away From Your Boo?

My first semi-legit boyfriend was a year older than me and leaving for college while I was still a lowly high school senior. It was essentially over when he boarded…

Lily Q | June 10, 2009 - 12:45 pm

Cease Fire For Homosexuals In The Military

Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t think so! This week, the infamous military policy that allowed homosexuals to be discriminated against in the workplace didn’t stand up in court thanks to…

Simcha | May 23, 2008 - 4:30 pm