Time to get organized and begin requesting, meeting, and organizing your local organization and or base's June LGBT Pride in-house.
For many years we have been told "No because LGBT people are not considered members of a special emphasis group." According to the OSD (Office of the Secretary of Defense) Diversity lead with discussions between OSD, OPM (Office of Personnel Management), and DOD FED GLOBE we do NOT have to be "Special Emphasis" to have these events.
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In official testimony delivered today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Williams Institute…Continue
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As Labor Day approaches, DOD FED GLOBE is taking this opportunity to thank all of you
for your hard work as equality activism volunteers.
Your contributions that are essential to our…Continue
Added by DOD FED GLOBE on August 30, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments
Respect for Marriage Act is now being supported by the White House.
We welcome this change, but it is not enough of an effort.
It is now time for our…Continue
Once again we the LGBT employees of the Department of Defense (DOD) have been betrayed by both our DOD senior leadership and the Commander and Chief. Its not because any of these people are intentionally mean, but it is because they lack the spine to do what they know are the right things.
As an important example: the LGBT community was told that the President was going to share the same benefits that Department of State Clinton is sharing for gay couples within her purview…Continue
We've seen it all, but we sincerely hoped that we would not see this President an expert in constitutional law have his Department of Justice (DOJ) for a second time request an "Emergency Stay" on the
Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) injunction.
Please say it isn't so.
Tell us this is a bad dream and that our President is not…Continue
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1. When there was testimony on the hill by Pentagon leadership it was stated that LGBT (they call all of use the H word) is only 2 – 3%. This is inaccurate. The 2000 USA census barely counted any of us and claimed we were 4% of the…Continue
As repeal of the dreaded Don't Ask Don't Tell Don't Pursue (DADT) gets closer to reality so too are new tricks to force Lesbian Gay Bisexual (LGB) service members out:
"An attorney says the Navy is inventing grounds to fire…
During the holiday season there are many programs paid for and supported by the Department of Defense (DOD) that do all they can to provide support for the families of deployed Service Members.
There is one major exclusion the LGBTQ families do not receive same similar support from the…Continue
Added by DOD FED GLOBE on December 23, 2010 at 10:09am — No Comments
From the DOD FED GLOBE Board
We want to thank all of the you that: pressured politicians, lobbied, protested, rallied, marched, and shared stories of why it is important to rid this society of Don't Ask Don't Tell Don't Pursue (DADT).
These were acts of true…Continue
The SPLC is an American nonprofit that exposes “Hate Groups.” It also creates a map of where the Hate groups are. This year SPLC exposed 18 Anti-Gay Groups and Their Propaganda. We really appreciate the SPLC and the fact that they included groups such as the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).…
Added by DOD FED GLOBE on November 25, 2010 at 4:53pm — No Comments
Some of our LGBT activists and service members think that delaying of the DOD appropriations bill for inclusion of repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Don’t Pursue (DADT) will have dire consequences to those in the war zone.…Continue
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