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Drew Perrigo

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Drew is a 26-year-old blogger who, according to his website, is not a slave to fashion. You can learn more about him here.

 

The Death of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the Next Step

September 22, 2011

Unless you have been living under a rock the last couple of days, you have learned that the much anticipated death of DADT came full swing at 12:01am Tuesday morning. This is a great step for the GLBTQ service men and women in this country. This is also a great step toward equality for everyone. With the amount of support from lawmakers such as Nancy Pelosi and the president, celebrities like Lady Gaga, and even straight service members at all levels and branches of the military, it gives me hope for what else we can accomplish. While this is possibly the best news for the GLBTQ community this week, let us not celebrate and lose focus.

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The Importance of Politics to the Gay Community

September 6, 2011

Ok, I will admit that I am not the smartest person in the world. I am not the most politically-aware individual. The thing I do is try. I watch the news as often as I can. I want to make sure I am aware of what is going on in the world today. One thing I get so tired of hearing from both the gay community and the rest of the country is how they don't care about politics. Now, this is a rant that anyone who knows me knows I make on a regular basis. As a matter of fact I think I have done so in the early part of this very blog...not sure. I want to address (or maybe readdress) the topic of political awareness ESPECIALLY in the gay community.

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