2006

  • December 27, 2006 | 365Gay.com

    (Washington) Rep. Marty Meehan (D-Mass.) said Wednesday he will reintroduce legislation to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." early next year.

    Meehan said that 112 Members of Congress from both parties have signed on to co-sponsor the bill, called the Military Readiness Enhancement Act.

    "I will also be asking...

  • December 21, 2006 | BBS News Commentary

    Nearly one in four U.S. troops (23%) say they know for sure that someone in their unit is gay or lesbian, and of those 59% said they learned about the person's sexual orientation directly from the individual, a Zogby International poll of troops who served in Iraq and Afghanistan shows.

    More than half (55%) of the troops who know...

  • December 20, 2006 | Gay Community News, Ireland

    Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, a group that works to end the ban on openly gay people serving in the US military, announced that many military personnel are quite comfortable serving with gay soldiers.

    The poll reveals that 73% of military members are comfortable with lesbians and gays. Nearly one in four (23%) service members...

  • December 20, 2006 | Beyond Homophobia: A weblog about sexual orientation, prejudice, science, and policy

    In an interview with the Washington Post yesterday, President Bush disclosed his plans to increase the US military’s troop strength "to meet the challenges of a long-term global struggle against terrorists."

    In light of this proposal, it's appropriate to ask (yet again) whether excluding sexual minorities from the US armed...

  • December 20, 2006 | Gay Community News, Republic of Ireland

    Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, a group that works to end the ban on openly gay people serving in the US military, announced that many military personnel are quite comfortable serving with gay soldiers.

    The poll reveals that 73% of military members are comfortable with lesbians and gays. Nearly one in four (23%) service members...

  • December 20, 2006 | The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN

    Results of an Internet poll released Tuesday show most serving in the military approve of working with openly gay service members.

    The Washington, D.C., and New York City-based Zogby International Poll revealed 73 percent of military members are comfortable with gays.

    Of the 545 polled online, nearly one-fourth said they knew of at...

  • December 20, 2006 | The Advocate

    A new poll shows that a strong majority of U.S. military personnel are comfortable with gay people. The poll, by Zogby International and the Michael D. Palm Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, reveals that 73% of those in the military are personally comfortable with lesbians and gays and that 23% say they know someone in...

  • December 20, 2006 | Out In America

    WASHINGTON -- A new poll from Zogby International and the Michael D. Palm Center reveals that U.S. military personnel are increasingly comfortable serving with openly gay colleagues.

    The poll, released today, reveals that 73 percent of military members are comfortable with lesbians and gays. Nearly one in four (23 percent) service...

  • December 19, 2006 | UK Gay News

    WASHINGTON, December 19, 2006  –  U.S. military personnel are increasingly comfortable serving with openly gay colleagues, a new poll has revealed.

    The poll released today by Zogby International and the Michael D. Palm Center, reveals that 73% of military members are comfortable with lesbians and gays.

    Nearly one in four (23%)...

  • December 19, 2006 | Television Station WDBJ7, Roanoke, Virgina

    People in our part of Virginia are evenly divided over whether gays should be allowed to serve openly in the Armed Forces.

    Our latest News-7 Survey USA poll shows there is no clear consensus on whether the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is working.  The poll asked 500 adults if the "Don't Ask, Don...