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Pentagon’s DADT report to be released today

The Pentagon Working Group’s comprehensive report on gays/lesbians in the military and the possible repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will be released today — and Lisa Murkowski’s feet still need to be held to the fire. Continue reading

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Murkowski: “I will not oppose the Defense Authorization bill if DADT repeal is part of it”

Sen. Lisa Murkowski didn’t exactly say she supported repeal of DADT. She just said she wouldn’t oppose it — so long as other conditions are met. But it’s something, at least. And there might just be enough votes to repeal DADT in December. Continue reading

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Murkowski & DADT: Turn up the heat

Regardless of the outcome of the ballot-counting still in progress in Juneau in Alaska election for U.S. Senate, the incumbent, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, is still Sen. Lisa Murkowski today as Congress convenes for its “lame duck” session. And it’s time … Continue reading

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An LGBT rundown of the election

A rundown of election results in Alaska & nationally affecting LGBT folks; originally written for Bent Alaska. Continue reading

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Election night Tweets 2010-11-02: Alas, poor Yorick, we now foster hope write-in voters spell’d abhorr’d Murkowski’s name right. Our gorges rise.

Tonight was not your night, Scott, but there will be other nights! You were the only candidate w/ class & grace in this year’s AKSEN race. (And other tweets more funny.) Continue reading

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Dammit, if Joe Miller wins, I’m going to Australia

This is not an empty threat. I feel that strongly about it. Continue reading

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Nosedive v. “hold your nose” v. Scott McAdams

I hope everyone else who was planning on holding their nose for Murkowski would instead take a big, deep breath of fresh air and vote for Scott McAdams. That’s what I’m gonna do. Continue reading

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Scott McAdams: The clear choice for LGBTA Alaskans

Scott McAdams, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, spoke at the Alaska Pride Conference 2010 on October 9. Here’s why I think he’s the best choice for LGBT and moderate and progressive Alaskans. Continue reading

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The Daily Tweets, 2010-02-18: Senatorial soul-searching

Per U.S. Census Bureau, percent of people who speak English less than “very well” in Alaska: 4.8%…. Sarah…? http://bit.ly/9dbArD # RT: @jamielang: Yay for breakup! // Just our annual “fake breakup.” But I like it anyway. # Sexting & “what … Continue reading

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Soda pop out of the schools

Well, yeehaw, this is good news. Companies agree to ban on sale of fizzy drinks in schools By Lauren Foster in New York Financial Times Updated: 3:43 p.m. ET May 4, 2006 The world’s three largest soft drink companies on … Continue reading

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