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 >>
The CIA has started showing photographs of Osama Bin Laden's dead body to willing members of the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee after President Barack Obama decided that the public was not allowed to see them. Instead, everyday citizens get stuck with de ... More >>
Reuters is reporting that the CIA will allow the members of the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee to see the Osama Bin Laden death photos "if they wish." President Obama had ruled last week that the photos would not be provided to the public for viewing so ... More >>
It's a little early to get too excited, but The Advocate's Kerry Eleved is reporting that a deal may be coming together to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by the end of this week. Eleved reports that simultaneous meetings are occurring today on Capitol Hill and at the White House, to negotiate adding a ... More >>
BravoAfter a week's hiatus, Top Chef was back in all its lurid glory, injecting viewers with its characteristic dose of pre-fabricated drama, grown-up babies with sleeve tattoos, and ill-prepared seafood. Last night's episode also gave us what was possibly Padma's worst choice of apparel yet ... More >>
Appointed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand still isn't very well known in her own state, but maybe this will make a name for her: she has arranged for Congressional review of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy that allows gay servicemembers to remain in the military so long as they don't reveal their stat ... More >>
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