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Czech President Condemns Diplomats’ Support of Gay Pride Festival

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Czech President Vaclav Klaus has lashed out at the ambassadors of 13 countries who joined in a petition to support a gay pride festival in Prague. Mr. Klaus said Monday that he considered a statement by the Prague-based ambassadors “an unprecedented step.” He added that he could not imagine any Czech ambassador daring to use […]

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Obama: Ban on Gays in US Military to End in September

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the ban on openly gay men and women serving in the military will end in 60 days — on September 20, 2011. In a statement Friday, Mr. Obama said he had notified Congress that the requirements have been met to end what he called a “discriminatory” law that “undermines our […]

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Obama: Ban on Gays in US Military to End in September

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the ban on openly gay men and women serving in the military will end in 60 days — on September 20, 2011. In a statement Friday, Mr. Obama said he had notified Congress that the requirements have been met to end what he called a “discriminatory” law that “undermines our […]

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Reports: US Military One Step Closer to Allowing Gays to Serve Openly

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:44 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. news outlets say Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is expected to announce Friday that the military is ready to repeal the ban on openly gay men and women from serving in the armed services. Panetta’s announcement complies with a law signed in December by President Barack Obama that overturned the 17-year-old “don’t ask, don’t tell” […]

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Appeals Court Orders Immediate End to Ban on Gays in Military

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal appeals court has ordered the Obama administration to immediately lift the ban on gays serving in the military. A lower court judge ruled earlier this year that the ban is not constitutional, but decided to keep it in place while she reviews the issue. On Wednesday, the appeals court noted that both […]

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