Tag Archives: Marine

‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army National Guard in New York and … Continue reading

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DADT advocate Justin Elzie speaks at RCD

Being all he can be Justin Elzie may be a happy man right now. As “don’t ask, don’t tell” comes to an end, his work wasn’t in vain. Named Marine of the Year in ‘93, he was discharged for coming … Continue reading

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Sheriff Lupe Valdez, a Democrat, on why she’s going to the Log Cabin Republicans Convention

Sheriff Lupe Valdez The Log Cabin Republicans will hold their National Convention in Dallas this coming weekend, and we’ll have a full story in Friday’s print edition. But because the convention actually begins Thursday, we figured we’d go ahead and … Continue reading

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A gay Marine tells his story and blasts DADT

Powerful op-ed in the New York Daily News from Justin Johnson, who served tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. He’s gay. He’s a Marine. And, he knows Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is wrong: Since I hadn’t outed myself to the military … Continue reading

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Bea Arthur’s Truck-Driving Marine Past

Bea Arthur served 30 months in the Marine Corps during World War II, driving a truck and working as a typist. Advocate.com: Daily News

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Watch: Former Staff Sgt. Eric Alva, the First Marine Wounded in Iraq, Speaks Out About DADT on Hardball

Former Staff Sgt. Eric Alva, the first Marine wounded in Iraq, speaks out about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on Hardball and coming out as a gay man. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP… Towleroad News #gay

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Mullen expresses surprise at new Marine commandant dissing DADT repeal

I’m not terribly surprised.  These kind of public outbursts have been happening for two years now – well, for a few decades actually.  Not to mention, how many times do we have to hear Gates and his stooge Morrell subtly … Continue reading

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Obama’s new pick for Marine Commandant opposes repealing DADT

What idiot chose a guy who vocally opposes one of the President’s top policy priorities? The fact is, the White House didn’t care enough about DADT to pick a nominee who was on our side, and who supported the President. … Continue reading

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Marine Commandant did his own ‘poll’ on DADT… he asked people

Get this.  Your boss, who is really really powerful, says he hates something.  He then asks you for a show of hands, how many of you agree with him.  Miraculously, most of you raise your hands and agree with Big … Continue reading

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Battery Charges Dropped for Marine

A battery charge against Marine sergeant Keil Cronauer, who was accused of attacking a gay man in Savannah, Ga., was dropped Thursday. Advocate.com: Daily News

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