Say whaaaaa….? We did a spit take on reading this. The Pentagon will mark June as its official gay pride month, celebrating the lives of all the men and women who can now proudly serve after the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
This comes right on the heels of President Obama also declaring June as Gay Pride Month. Have we’ve died and gone to gay heaven? These sudden sweeping political about-faces are astonishing.
According to the Associated Press, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants to salute the contributions of gay service members. The details are still being discussed.
The Pentagon has a tradition of celebrating diversity within the armed forces, including Black History Month and Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
Cue right wing nutjob reactions in 5…4…3…2…
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