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EXCLUSIVE: Ted Osius says Vietnam ambassadorship 'dream come true' - Washington Blade

20 Nov 14, 05:11:15

Washington Blade

EXCLUSIVE: Ted Osius says Vietnam ambassadorship 'dream come true'
Washington Blade
The gay career diplomat who will become the next U.S. ambassador to Vietnam on Wednesday spoke about his upcoming post during an exclusive interview with the Washington Blade. “It's a dream come true,” said Ted Osius. “I feel like I have been ...

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Gay diplomat confirmed as US ambassador to Vietnam - Washington Blade

18 Nov 14, 10:11:49

Washington Blade

Gay diplomat confirmed as US ambassador to Vietnam
Washington Blade
“A second openly gay, career Foreign Service ambassador is well overdue,” Guest said. “Ted's assignment and confirmation reaffirms our country's changing attitudes on sexual orientation and gender identity. It also stands to reinforce Vietnam's ...
Senate Confirms Openly Gay Foreign Service Officer as Vietnam AmbassadorTowleroad
Gay diplomat is US ambassador to VietnamGay Star News
Ted Osius confirmed as US Ambassador to VietnamThanh Nien Daily

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Why you can thank a gay, hippie Vietnam veteran for legal medical and ... - SFGate (blog)

11 Nov 14, 07:11:40

Why you can thank a gay, hippie Vietnam veteran for legal medical and ...
SFGate (blog)
One of the forefather's of modern medical marijuana, Dennis Peron, credits his time in the Vietnam War with giving him the clarity and resolve to come back home and end the war on pot. Peron founded the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club at the height ...

Sundance Greenlights TV Series Based On Novel Featuring Crime Fighting, Gay ... - Indie Wire (blog)

11 Nov 14, 01:11:38

Straight.com

Sundance Greenlights TV Series Based On Novel Featuring Crime Fighting, Gay ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Research I performed on the novel franchise states that "Leonard" in the title is Leonard Pine, a six-foot five, gay, black Vietnam vet burdened with major anger issues. Further... "He was raised by his uncle who shunned him after learning he was gay ...
SundanceTV Reunites 'Cold In July' Crew For Joe Lansdale Series 'Hap And ...Deadline.com
Joe R. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard series coming to Sundance TVStraight.com (blog)

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At 80, Richard Chamberlain Is Ready to Speak Volumes - New York Times

28 Nov 14, 11:11:46

New York Times

At 80, Richard Chamberlain Is Ready to Speak Volumes
New York Times
“I love the fact that it's borderline insane,” Mr. Chamberlain said of the show, which includes what he called “a wonderful, creepy scene” when he, as a priest, tries to talk what he believes is pious sense into a young man recently returned from ...

White House's New LGBT Liaison Also Ambassador to Asian America - NBCNews.com

29 Nov 14, 06:11:07

NBCNews.com

White House's New LGBT Liaison Also Ambassador to Asian America
NBCNews.com
It has been detected in pockets of neighboring Vietnam and Laos and is edging ever closer to India. "Once you go to India and to Africa, here you are talking about potentially hundreds of millions of people affected," said Professor Nicholas White, a ...

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Meet the White House's New Ambassador to LGBT Asian America - NBCNews.com

28 Nov 14, 07:11:41

NBCNews.com

Meet the White House's New Ambassador to LGBT Asian America
NBCNews.com
It has been detected in pockets of neighboring Vietnam and Laos and is edging ever closer to India. "Once you go to India and to Africa, here you are talking about potentially hundreds of millions of people affected," said Professor Nicholas White, a ...

I Have PTSD, and It's Not a Joke - TIME

28 Nov 14, 03:11:09

TIME

I Have PTSD, and It's Not a Joke
TIME
Sometimes writers make questionable decisions for the sake of comedy. They might drop an f-bomb for comedic emphasis, or use shocking words for dramatic effect. Recently, I've noticed a disturbing new trend: using “PTSD” as a humorous term. In the same ...

Defense Chief Hagel Learns That Nobody Likes a Doormat - Valley News

29 Nov 14, 05:11:33

New York Daily News

Defense Chief Hagel Learns That Nobody Likes a Doormat
Valley News
Your sole claim to fame beyond your Vietnam War service was your opposition to the war in Iraq, which made you unpopular with your fellow Republicans and something of a hero to Democrats tired of wandering in the national security wilderness. But ...
Hagel 'resignation' extends military's transgender exclusionThe Hill (blog)

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'Red Hot Patriot' doesn't do Molly Ivins justice - San Francisco Examiner

28 Nov 14, 12:11:22

San Francisco Examiner

'Red Hot Patriot' doesn't do Molly Ivins justice
San Francisco Examiner
She skewered right-wing politicians – including her old high school classmate, George W. Bush, whom she nicknamed “Shrub”—antagonized editors with her raunchy, killer wit and warned the American public (“a nation undeterred by reality”) about society ...

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