The Follies of 2008

Jordan, Susan
December 2008
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p9A
The article covers issues of interest to politics and the gay community in the U.S. from February to November 2008. It states that data showing an increase in the Defense Department moral waivers for those convicted of rape and kidnapping, who may join the military, while the ban on gay people remains in force, have been released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. It cites that the late Senator Jesse Helms never missed a chance to harm gay people. It notes that President-elect Barack Obama will have to deal with multiple wars.


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