On Thursday, the U.S. military announced that it plans to be less dickish about enforcing the Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) policy that prohibits gay people from serving in the armed forces. I'm not sure why this new plan is supposed to be exciting. The gist of it seems to say, “Hey, we won't be so quick to throw your ass out. But you still gotta keep your mouth shut.”
Repeal the damn thing, already, dicks.
Dan Choi – the man of the moment last week – made the rounds this week as well. First Choi told Newsweek about his disappointment with the mainstream gay advocacy group, the Human Rights Campaign. Then he appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss his lack of enthusiasm with the revised DADT. Choi's unflinching courage is the one bright spot of the past week.