Monthly Archives: March 2011

DADT – “Gays in the Military” continued …

In last week’s post I talked in great detail about homosexuals in the military. As I mentioned last week, up until 1993, only 18 years ago, homosexuals were not able to join the U.S. military at all. In 1993, newly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Back to the “Stonewall Rebellion”

I would like to go back to the “Stonewall Rebellion” for a quick moment, as I found a very relevant and great documentary dealing with the issue, which I would like to recommend. When going through Netflix yesterday, I discovered a documentary … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Gays in the Military – The Debate over Lifting the Ban”

  In 1992, presidential candidate Bill Clinton specifically addressed gays and lesbians in his campaign speeches and made the promise to lift the ban that prevented homosexuals from serving in the U.S. military once he would be elected into office. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Aids Enters the News – Reporting on the ‘Gay Plague'”

In the summer of 1981, the country’s major newspapers and magazine started covering stories about a “mysterious disease” that struck especially members of the homosexual community, gay men in particular. The mysterious disease which was unknown until that time was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Homosexuality comes to the big screen”

The Boys in the Band – 1970  The Story Line “It’s Harold’s birthday, and his closest friends throw him a party at Michael’s apartment. Among Harold’s presents is “Cowboy”, since Harold may have trouble finding a cute young man on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment