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CHUCK HAGEL GAY RIGHTS
Chuck Hagel To Attend Pentagon Pride Event
White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett will deliver the keynote address on behalf of President Barack Obama. Defense
Tammy Baldwin To Vote For Chuck Hagel As Defense Secretary
WASHINGTON -- Congress' only openly gay senator intends to back former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) for Defense Secretary, confident
Chuck Hagel Supports Gay Rights? Too Little, Too Late
Decorated Navy Veteran, Activist and Dearborn, Mich. resident
As a gay man who had to live under the oppressive "don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) policy, I'm shocked that Hagel didn't support DADT repeal sooner. I'm also shocked that he didn't even make a public statement of support for DADT repeal. Instead, he wrote a letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer.
'Use Your Mandate' Formed To Pressure Chuck Hagel On LGBT Issues (UPDATE)
"Never in his life, in any public capacity, has he done anything in the positive department for gay rights," said the person
Chuck Hagel Promises To Extend Benefits To Gay And Lesbian Military Families
Confirm Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense
non-profit consultant, public speaker and political analyst
I am willing to accept his apology, which Ambassador Hormel has now accepted, even if reluctantly, because Hagel will work for President Obama, and I don't believe the president would nominate anyone to this sensitive position who will not be supportive of the LGBT community.
Log Cabin Republicans Attack Hagel's Gay Rights Record
The expected nomination of Senator Hagel to defense secretary has prompted the Log Cabin Republicans to take a full-page ad criticizing his gay rights record. HuffPost Senior Political Reporter Amanda Terkel joins Ahmed to break this down.
Barney Frank Dials Back Chuck Hagel Criticism: 'I Hope He Gets Confirmed'
President Barack Obama is expected to nominate Hagel on Monday. Several Republican senators have already said they oppose
Log Cabin Republicans Criticize Chuck Hagel's Gay Rights Record In Full-Page Ad
The ad by the conservative gay rights group criticizes Hagel's record on issues of LGBT equality. View the Log Cabin Republicans
Will Chuck Hagel Apologize for His Anti-Gay Voting Record?
Ex-Army LGBT Rights Activist living in New York City for the l...
Putting a man with such a poor record of LGBT support in charge of the continuing implementation of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" would be a disaster for gay and lesbian soldiers. President Obama could and should do better.
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