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Movie Monday: Oscar nominated doc shorts at Texas Theatre

Oscar countdown Be proud if you’ve seen all the major nominees for this year’s Oscars, but impress your watching party by throwing down some knowledge when this category comes up. The Texas Theatre helps round out those slightly obscure awards … Continue reading

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‘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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WATCH: Is this Bud for us? New Budweiser ad appears to support gays in the military

Budweiser has released a new military-themed ad that some folks are saying is also a “pro-gays-in-the-military” ad. The ad starts off with a soldier calling another guy and saying, “Hey man. I’m coming home.” Then in a split-screen, continues with … Continue reading

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Larry Kramer’s ‘Normal Heart’ to debut on Broadway with Emmy winner Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons, the gay star of The Big Bang Theory who won an Emmy as best actor in a comedy series last year, will make his Broadway debut in The Normal Heart later this spring. He’ll headline with Lee Pace, … Continue reading

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Concerns, Protests Grow Over Wikileaks Soldier Bradley Manning

More concern over the conditions of Wikileaks soldier Bradley Manning, which has been called "torture" by Salon's Glenn Greenwald. Now, a psychologists group concurs: In the latest public pronouncements calling attention to Manning's plight, the Psychologists for Social Responsibility this … Continue reading

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Some radical ideas about the DADT ruling

This week, a federal court judge issued an extreme ruling regarding “don’t ask don’t tell”: An injunction, forbidding the U.S. military from enforcing the policy worldwide. As part of the ruling, she gave the government up to 60 days to … Continue reading

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Okay, fess up — who leaked our plan to destroy America one soldier at a time? Was it you, GOProud?

Peter LaBarbera: “America does not need a post-moral military, but it may be what we deserve. The irony is that if President Obama and his determined “queer” allies succeed in turning our Armed Forces into a driving force for immorality, … Continue reading

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Parents of Murdered Soldier: Repeal DADT

Pat and Wally Kutteles, whose son, Pfc. Barry Winchell, was beaten to death in 1999 by two fellow service members after a rumor was started that he was gay, urged for the end of “don’t ask, don’t tell” in a … Continue reading

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Family Research Council distorts British article in attack on gay soldier

crossposted on Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters The Family Research Council has finally sunken to a level that even I can't begin to ponder. In the current news, there is a huge controversy involving a website called Wikileaks. This site … Continue reading

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Send a card to an active duty soldier

Card designed by Jason McDaniel For Veterans Day, Paper & Chocolate, a stationery and chocolate store in Inwood Village, is giving away 3,000 thank you cards. Visit the store by Nov. 14, sign a card and add a special note … Continue reading

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