Skip to comments.Gay Military Personnel Ready for First Convention (leaders from 48 chapters around world)
Posted on 10/14/2011 9:56:41 AM PDT by Libloather
Gay Military Personnel Ready for First Convention
OutServe Leadership Summit brings together leaders from 48 chapters around world
Lisa Leff - The Associated Press
October 14, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The nation's only professional group for active-duty gay military personnel is holding its first conference in Las Vegas this weekend, an event only made possible by the recent lifting of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that prohibited gay and lesbian troops from serving openly in the armed forces.
The OutServe Leadership Summit is designed to highlight the diversity of gays in the military and the challenges they face, and marks the largest gathering of gay troops in one location since the ban was lifted last month. OutServe is a formerly clandestine network of gay and lesbian service members that lobbied the Pentagon to support repealing "don't ask, don't tell."
The four-day conference kicked off Thursday at the New York, New York hotel/casino with private meetings for leaders of the group's 48 chapters around the world. At least 215 service members, veterans and civilian supporters - registration was capped to make the event manageable - have signed up to mingle and to attend panel discussions that range from marriage and the push to secure benefits for gay military spouses to post-military careers and the remaining ban on transgender troops. The CIA is among the event's sponsors, and other scheduled workshops include topics such as Scriptures and Homosexuality.
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The work of destroying the US Military is progressing even faster than I expected.
The Republicans did nothing to stop this. They had better make it a priority when they take over the government. Right? They won’t do anything about this either.
Gaybama's Legacy -
what goes on in Vegas.....
and speaking of “tail gate” ......
Am I the only one who thinks they will be pairing up?
***The nation’s only professional group for active-duty gay military personnel****
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At a General Court Martial whereof Colo. Tupper was President (10th March 1778) Lieutt. Enslin28 of Colo. Malcom’s Regiment tried for attempting to commit sodomy, with John Monhort a soldier; Secondly, For Perjury in swearing to false Accounts, found guilty of the charges exhibited against him, being breaches of 5th. Article 18th. Section of the Articles of War and do sentence him to be dismiss’d the service with Infamy. His Excellency the Commander in Chief (GEORGE WASHINGTON) approves the sentence and with Abhorrence and Detestation of such Infamous Crimes orders Lieutt. Enslin to be drummed out of Camp tomorrow morning by all the Drummers and Fifers in the [Note 28: Lieut. Frederick Gotthold Enslin.] Army never to return; The Drummers and Fifers to attend on the Grand Parade at Guard mounting for that Purpose.
WTH! THAT is so gay!
“We just want to serve openly and proudly.”
“We aren’t seeking special benefits.”
“We won’t make an issue of our sexuality.”
“The military’s needs come first.”
“Good Places in the Field and Aboard ship to Perform Sodomy”
“Best Public Restrooms for Hookups in CONUS and OCONUS”
“How to Recruit Your Boot(y)”
“Career Advancement Via Anonymous Sex”
“Wear Your HIV as a Badge of Honor”
“Leadership from Behind”
OMG! I literally spewed on my monitor for the first time! That’s definitely in my political folder.
UNIT MOTTO: “We’ll WATCH your six like no one else can.”
Suggest the following unit motto..
“Never Leave Your Buddies Behind”!
USMC Pride...Putting the “unnngh!” in “gung ho!” since 2011.
This brings new meaning to the term, “BFF” :-O
I think the Scriptures are pretty clear about homosexuality.
I always thought the shield should be brown not red.
Here is the score card:
So what does our side stand for? Lower taxes? I mean the Republicans have given away the store without a fight to "get the moderates".
What does socially liberal and fiscally conservative mean anyway? How can a society so debased have any fiscal restraint?