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22 Dec 2010 10:01


U.S.: Obama signs “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal; WHOOOOOOOOO

  • good Obama has signed the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” into law, saying that “No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie.” It’s a big emotional moment for gay rights.
  • better Lt. Dan Choi, considered the “face” of the repeal movement to many for his protests in front of the White House, was on hand at the Interior Department today – to watch Obama sign the bill. Nice. source

19 Oct 2010 20:56


U.S.: Gay (back) in the military: Welcome back to the Army, Dan Choi.

Hey Dan Choi, welcome back to the Army. Your public-face-of-the-movement fighting really helped keep this issue in the front burner. source

18 Mar 2010 20:50


U.S.: Civil diso-awesome: Gay soldier Dan Choi chains self to White House

Choi, who’s fighting his removal from the National Guard, is sort of a cause celebre among gay activists right now. Chaining yourself to the White House sounds awesome. source

09 Feb 2010 19:17


U.S.: Don’t ask, don’t care? Openly gay soldier back with National Guard

Lt. Dan Choi, who speaks Arabic, outed himself loudly on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” so this isn’t just some fluke. They let him back in. source