Gay officer seeks fair play after exposure on the net
- Navy 1, Sailor 0 In Retention Fight. // Advocate;6/11/81, Issue 319, p9
Reports that a sailor discharged from the U.S. Navy's Defense Language Institute because he is a gay has lost the first round in his legal battle to remain in the service.
- ROTC affidavit lands Navy in hot water. Coward, Cheryl // Advocate;12/29/92, Issue 619, p22
Focuses on the U.S. Navy's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program which requires midshipmen to sign an affidavit stating that they agree with the ban on homosexuals. Stipulation that scholarship money be refunded if midshipmen are found to be homosexual; Compliance with the U.S....
- Alberta will appeal Vriend's gay victory. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/16/94, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p43
Announces the government of Alberta will appeal a Court of Queen's Bench decision which `read in' sexual orientation as a protected right under Alberta Individual Rights Protection Act. Madam Justice Anne Russell made that decision in favor of Delwin Vriend, fired from Edmonton's Kings...
- New laws to protect gays and bikers. // Lesbian News;Mar96, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p66
Looks at a legislation to protect homosexuals and bikers from discrimination. What the bill would prohibit; Information on the proposal; Comments from Delegate Sheila Hixson.
- Curing homophobia and other conservative pathologies. Lerner, Michael // Tikkun;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p5
Presents a letter to President Clinton suggesting ways to effectively combat conservative assaults on gays. Compromise made by the government regarding the issue; Need to consistently embrace the politics of meaning; Reaction to homosexuals as a response to fears; Patriarchial societies forcing...
- Two towns grapple with variations on gay rights. // Christian Science Monitor;5/8/96, Vol. 88 Issue 114, p4
Reports on commissioners in Wayne County, Georgia's voting to scrap an antigay resolution. Comments of Commission Chairman James Thomas; How the vote affects the inclusion of the county in the Olympic torch itinerary.
- Legislative Background. // Congressional Digest;Nov96, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p265
Discusses sexual orientation legislation in the United States Congress. A history of the legislative attempts; The Employment Nondiscrimination Act, introduce by Representative Gerry Studds (MA-D) and Senator Edward Kennedy (MA-D); The Defense of Marriage Act, introduced by Representative Bob...
- Supreme Court strikes down Colorado measure limiting gay rights. Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;Jul96, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p11
Reports on the US Supreme Court's ruling that Colorado's measure that banned laws protecting homosexuals from bias is unconstitutional. Discrimination in the areas of housing, employment or access to public accommodations; Reactions of gay-rights activists in San Francisco and New York over the...
- Ruling will stir states on same-sex marriages. Teicher, Stacy A.; Zipp, Yvonne // Christian Science Monitor;12/22/99, Vol. 92 Issue 20, p2
Considers the implications of the Vermont ruling in allowing homosexuals marriage rights in Vermont. Likelihood of other states reassessing their laws.