U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender ServicemembersMaybe it's all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner's announcement this week. Maybe it's just the new "normal" for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.
SF Supervisor Avalos Consults Ouija Board For Harvey Milk Navy Ship VoteA San Francisco supervisor said he consulted a Ouija board before city leaders voted on whether to recommend naming a Navy ship after slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
NorCal Woman Shares 1st Kiss With Partner At Navy Ship’s ReturnA Navy tradition caught up with the repeal of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule on Wednesday when two women sailors became the first to share the coveted “first kiss” on the pier after one of them returned from 80 days at sea.
Bay Area Advocates Celebrate End Of 'Don’t Ask, Don't Tell' Military PolicyAfter years of debate over the 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' policy preventing gays from serving openly in the military, the Bay Area activists who led the campaign to repeal it are finally able to celebrate.
Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Hailed By Bay Area Activists Friday’s move to end the military’s 18-year-old ban on openly gay troops will help remove a tremendous burden from gay and lesbian members of the armed forces.
Panetta Expected To Announce End Of Gay Military BanNews of his decision comes two weeks after top military leaders agreed that repealing the 17-year-old ban will not hurt military readiness.
SF Appeals Court: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Stays In Place For NowA federal appeals court is allowing the military to temporarily continue its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for openly gay service members in response to a request from the Obama administration.
SF Appeals Court Orders Immediate Lifting Of 'Don't Ask' PolicyA federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members.
GOP Group Renews Call For End Of Gay Military BanA Republican gay rights group is again asking a federal appeals court to immediately lift the ban on gays serving openly in the U.S. armed forces.
Immediate Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal Sought In SF CourtGay rights advocates are challenging a request by the Obama administration to keep the military's repealed "don't ask, don't tell" policy in place while the Pentagon prepares for its repeal.
San Francisco Appeals Court Denies Request To Suspend DADT Lawsuit A federal appeals court has denied the government’s request to suspend a lawsuit challenging the military’s ban on openly gay service members.
Stanford To Discuss Return Of ROTCStanford University is mulling the return of the U.S. military’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program after nearly 40 years.
Openly Gay Bay Area Service Member Offers Stern Warning To Other Gays In MilitaryDon't come out of the closet just yet. That's the message from the San Francisco woman who, for years, was the only openly gay person in the U.S. military.
ROTC May Be Welcomed Back To Stanford After 'Don’t Ask' RepealNow that the president has signed the repeal of the military's ban on openly gay service personnel, colleges nationwide may be reconsidering their affiliations with Reserve Officer Training Corps, or ROTC.
San Francisco Veteran Joins Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal SigningA bill allowing openly gay people to serve in the military was signed into law by President Obama Wednesday, and a military veteran from San Francisco was one of the people invited to Washington to join the president in celebrating the new legislation.