Tag Archives: John McCain

Orlando aftershock: Is GOP in “solidarity” with LGBT community or squirming over Trump’s embrace

Gay activist tries to organize support for Trump, saying the Republican candidate's remarks following the Orlando tragedy were a "game changer." But not everybody agrees and at least one activist thinks GOP leaders are squirming over Trump's "solidarity" with gays.

Senate clears gay man to become Secretary of the Army

The U.S. Senate Tuesday confirmed Eric Fanning as Secretary of the Army, making him the first openly gay person to head up a branch of the military.

Speed Read: Michigan trial begins today

MICHIGAN TRIAL STARTS TODAY: A federal judge in Detroit will begin hearing testimony today in a lesbian couple’s challenge to the state law banning same-sex couples from marrying. The case, DeBoer v. Michigan, started out as a lawsuit to challenge

Speed Read: Friday 1 November 2013

The Senate will vote Monday evening on whether to debate and vote on ENDA. Senator John McCain says he's leaning against ENDA and expects some amendments to address "religious oriented" concerns. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is cracking down on the

Immigration bill advances without provisions for same-sex couples

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration reform bill Tuesday, May 21 without voting on two amendments seeking to provide benefits to same-sex couples, and the room erupted into loud applause and cheers.

LGBT support for Hagel remains split, but OutServe-SLDN is ‘comfortable’ with nominee

The LGBT community’s position on Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary remains quietly split as Hagel approaches his first key Senate vote, perhaps as early as Thursday, February 6. No LGBT organization, not even the Human Rights Campaign or OutServe-SLDN, has met

Historic Senate vote: Congress repeals 17-year-old ban on gays in military

The U.S. Senate approved a bill Saturday, December 18, to repeal the 17-year-old law banning openly gay people from serving in the military. The roll call vote on the measure, which came to the Senate Wednesday from the House, was

Military leaders stand firm: For repeal

The Pentagon’s top four leaders stood their ground Thursday during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Department’s report concerning Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal. But there was considerable pushback from Republicans on the committee—and not just John

DADT hearings in Senate Dec. 2 and 3

The Senate Armed Services Committee announced Wednesday, November 24, that it will hold two days of hearings next week on the Pentagon study concerning Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal.

Keen News Service Podcast, 11/19/2010

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