Navy panel allows openly gay sailor to continue to serve
A copy of a "don't ask, don't tell" study shown at a Pentagon briefing in November in Arlington, Virginia.
April 2nd, 2011
08:58 PM ET

Navy panel allows openly gay sailor to continue to serve

Gay rights advocates claimed victory Saturday after an administrative panel in California this week recommended not to discharge an openly homosexual sailor.

Although "don't ask, don't tell" is not repealed, the panel's vote is believed to be the first case in which the military chose not to enforce the controversial policy, according to a gay rights organization.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Derek Morado, 26, was facing military discharge after a comrade reported that he saw photos posted of the gay serviceman on Myspace kissing another man.

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  1. Tony

    So what does it mean our Government spys on us!

    April 3, 2011 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  2. RUFFNUTT

    is he completely gay.. or mostly gay..? maybe thru the power of jesus we can cure him of his gayness..

    April 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dani

      I say we find the cure for ignorance first.
      (:

      April 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • dihey

      Every one of our bodily functions is controlled by our genes over which Jesus has no control whatsoever.

      April 7, 2011 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  3. raven

    You call yourself a husband ? when was the last time you brought me something bright and shiny? Even a piece of tinfoil woulda made me happy .we are through .

    April 3, 2011 at 5:36 pm | Report abuse |
  4. JAZZ

    Cute Raven , how u doing ?

    April 3, 2011 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
  5. JAZZ

    Raven next time we catch up want some pics of the beautiful out doors. ok?

    April 3, 2011 at 6:08 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Timmy

    ***drooling***So raven are you now a free woman?

    April 3, 2011 at 11:05 pm | Report abuse |
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