In any case, I am intrigued by three pieces of legislation that may be addressed by Congress, noted here. The edict was established in , when Bill Clinton, in pretty much his first act as President, authorized it. I never much liked it, thinking that it created a class of people who essentially had to lie by omission about who they were. At the same time, I heard about how even being suspected as gay in the military could be very treacherous. A new wrinkle is that, according to the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, an advocacy group that supports lifting the ban, the policy is disproportionately affecting troops in key specialties : Of such dismissals in fiscal year , the highest number than in any category — 49 — were medical personnel. An additional 40 were law enforcement officers, along with 14 intelligence officers, 35 infantrymen, and seven nuclear, biological and chemical warfare specialists.
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I think we sometimes forget that celebrities are still people. The thing about people is that some of us are pretty awful. It's not always obvious, and that's when we run into problems. Sometimes, someone can be talented, charismatic, and goodlooking which makes them a popular celebrity , but still be kind of a bad person.