The Military Times' online survey is wildly unscientific, self-selective, and not representative of the military as a whole. Instead, it reflects the views of the paper’s subscribers — and nothing more.
In the spirit of Harvey Milk's philanthropic legacy, San Diego Pride established the "Milk Money" drive to bestow monies to three reputable San Diego charities throughout the holiday season. Over $6,000 was raised by community members and members of the Ambassador of Pride Program.
How about starting off the first Monday of 2010 with some good news? Scratch that. Make that awesome news. Because today marks the end of a 22-year-old policy that was not only discriminatory and homophobic, but detrimental to public health.
I'm waiting eagerly for the start of a new year. 2010 is not just any year for me; it's the 20th anniversary of my first role with the board of an organization working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.