The smell of the BBQ starting, the sound of firecrackers popping, and the display of the American flag signal the start of the July 4th holiday weekend.  I spent some time this morning with a cup of hot coffee appreciating …

Independence Day Thoughts Read more »

Despite the fact that acceptance of gay and lesbian people has grown greatly within our society, law enforcement as a profession is still struggling to get comfortable with gay and lesbian police officers. My belief is that the law enforcement …

Gay Police Officers Still Struggle With Employment Read more »

Here’s a story about a second officer from the UC Davis Police Department who has file a suit alleging work place discrimination and harassment based on nationality and perceived sexual orientation. The first officer is openly gay and filed a …

2 Officers File Suit Against UC Davis PD Read more »

If the whole “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy isn’t ludacris enough, now the Department of Defense says that isn’t interim policy is going to include assigning higher ranking officers to investigate gays in the military and that it won’t rely …

A More Thorough Investigation – DADT? Read more »