If sexual assault in the military has persisted with a nauseating frequency of terror, shame, and muted protest, this week has amplified that signal to a roar. On Monday, the officer in charge of the Air Force's Sexual Prevention and Response unit was charged with sexual battery for assaulting a wom ... More >>
It has become a safe assumption that otherwise liberal and open-minded New York politicians will make an exception for Israel. Case in point: 10 members of the New York City Council have declared that they support academic freedom, just not the freedom of public universities to host events that do n ... More >>
Obama has nominated Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. Hagel is a former Republican Senator, so you would expect Republicans to appreciate the gesture. Or you would if you lived in the earlier, simpler time before rightbloggers. In our current era, alas, nothing proposed by the Kenyan Pretender ... More >>
For all his talk about equal rights, Obama's having some bad luck with his choices lately (which is a nice way of saying his choices suck).
First Chuck Hagel faced some backlash as a Defense Secretary pick when folks remembered his heinous anti-gay comments and views (which he's apparently evolving ... More >>
President Obama's nomination of former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense has been controversial, partly because of Hagel's icky gay-related remarks in 1998, not to mention his bad record on LGBT issues.
Here are some statements that have come forth on the issue:
Garden State Equal ... More >>