Category Archives: Homosexuality

Joe Lieberman’s Jewish reasons for opposing “Don’t ask, don’t tell”

The Daily Beast reports that Joe Lieberman “worked tirelessly in rounding up enough votes for the Senate to repeal the don’t ask don’t tell policy.” What’s interesting is his motivation: ““I’m a Jewish-American, a member of a minority group raised from the earliest part of my life to be deeply grateful for all the rights and […]

The Holocaust and gay marriage

The New York State Senate voted against gay marriage: In the debate before the vote, “Eighteen senators [supporting gay marriage] gave impassioned speeches, often about family members who survived the Holocaust and discrimination and would want gays to be equal under law.” This is a remarkable commentary on the usefulness of the Holocaust to advance […]