In November 2003, US Army Chief-of-Staff Peter Schoomaker approved the finalized version of the Soldier’s Creed, an oath taken and memorized by every soldier in the United States Army during basic training. It is considered so essential to a soldier’s development as a professional and leader that protocol calls for standing at attention when it’s recited.
Today, the Human Rights Campaign issued a statement on the day that the U.S. Supreme Court will consider three cases that could decide whether federal non-discrimination laws apply to LGBTQ people. Multiple federal courts have ruled that anti-LGBTQ discrimination is a form of sex discrimination that violates federal law.
HRC announced support for a formal inquiry into Donald Trump and an investigation of any other persons, up to and including Vice President Mike Pence, in asking the government of Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, leveraging the withholding of foreign aid from the United States.
Kinda weird that a national organization that doesn't have fully trans-inclusive policies would verbatim copy a tweet I wrote about pronouns without asking, but that's all I'll say about that. You know who you are. Do some self-reflection.