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  • 21st November 2011

    Gay soldier shares reaction to boos at Republican presidential debate 12

    Rick Santorum said that he failed to hear the boos (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

    12:59 PM — The soldier claims he wasn't trying to score political points with the Don't Ask Don't Tell question, and says it was as much for his husband of four and half months, Joshua Snyder.

  • 4th October 2011

    Obama ‘still working’ on gay marriage views 95

    Barack Obama is 'still working' on his views on gay marriage

    10:06 AM — US President Barack Obama says he is "still working" on his personal view of gay marriage. A year ago, he said his views on the issue were "evolving".

  • 3rd October 2011

    Obama attacks Republican booing of gay soldier 26

    Obama attacked the "smallness" of the Republican candidates

    10:23 AM — Barack Obama has criticised Republican presidential candidates for staying silent when a gay soldier was booed at an Orlando debate. Stephen Hill, who is stationed in Iraq and spoke via a videolink, was booed for asking whether the candidates would reinstate the ban on openly gay troops.

  • 30th September 2011

    Court dismisses gay military ban ruling 17

    Log Cabin Republicans claimed the law could be revived

    10:31 AM — A US federal court has dismissed a ruling which struck down the ban on openly gay troops as unconstitutional. The law was formally repealed last week but some gay rights campaigners said it could be revived in future if further action is not taken.

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