Post Tagged with: "dont ask dont tell"

Eisenberg: DADT Repeal One Step Toward a Promising LGBTQ Future

In a historic victory for the LGBTQ community, the U.S. Senate finally reversed “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the 18-year-old policy barring openly gay individuals from serving in the military, in a dramatic 65-31 vote on Dec. 18, 2010. The bill was remarkable for several reasons beyond the huge implications for[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 0 comments The Guide

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal’s Effect on ROTC Limited

Even if erased in name this December, “don’t ask, don’t tell” and its legacy continue to limit overlap between Georgetown’s principal LGBTQ and Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps groups, according to members. The GU Pride and the Hoya Battalion, the Army ROTC program at Georgetown, have traditionally had no relationship,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Military Policy Recalls Rights Struggles of Past

TO THE EDITOR: While “`Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Protects Personal Privacy in Military” (THE HOYA, Oct. 22, 2010, A3) proposes a decent argument on the sacrifice of certain inalienable rights upon enlisting or being commissioned, the “problems” it describes in the beginning are the same “problems” one might have brought[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Shutting Out Minority Voices Harms All

TO THE EDITOR, “`Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Protects Personal Privacy in Military” (THE HOYA, Oct. 22, 2010, A3) relies on two offensive premises to defend the military’s unwise and discriminatory policy. First, Ardelean asserts that DADT’s harmful effects can be ignored because most service members are not gay and the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion