Media Coverage of the Right to Serve Campaign

National Coverage:

AP article from Friday August 11, 2006, published in over 90 newspapers:
Gays Protest Military Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy

The New York Times:
Gay Groups Renew Drive Against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

ABC News:
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Ripe for Change?

Washington Post:
Testing the Policy on Gays

The Detroit New (Syndicated Column by Deb Price):
Volunteer-Hungry Military Turns Down Recruits

Army Times:
Gay Activists Denied Enlistment

Logo TV (have done four stories and continue to cover the campaign):
Logo Online

WUNC Radio and NPR:
Greensboro Coverage, MP3 File (Right Click, Save Target As

Paula Zahn NOW (CNN, TV Transcript):
Interview with Jacob Reitan, Rhonda Davis, and Alex Douglas-Barrera

MTV Overdrive:
Gays Fight for the Right to Serve

Austin, TX:

KXAN (NBC, TV):
Openly Gay Austinine Challenges Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Rule

KEYE 42 (CBS, TV):
Lesbian Tries to Enlist in Army

Charlottesville, VA:

The Daily Progress:
Gay students Attempt to Join Military as Policy Protest

365Gay.com:
Gays Thwarted in Third Enlistment Attempt

The Cavalier Daily:
Students Protest Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

WCAV 19 (CBS, TV):
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Video

WVIR 29 (NBC, TV):
Gay Students Protest at Armed Forces Recruiting Station

WVIR 29 (NBC, TV):
Gay Rights Protest Ends in Arrest

WVAW 16 (ABC, TV):
Video

Chicago, IL:

WGN 9 (CW, TV):
Gay Adults Attempt to Enlist

Chicago Sun-Times:
NU Trio Challenge Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Washington-Times:
Gay Students Turned Away by Army Recruiter

Daily Southtown:
Army Tells Gays, ‘No Way’

Windy City Times:
Commentary by Enlistee Rob Fojtik

Windy City Times:
Protesting Youths Led Away in Hand Cuffs

Advocate:
Chicago Recruiter Is Lastest to Reject Soulforce Activist

Conway, AR:

KARK 4 (NBC, TV):
Eight Protestors Arrested in Conway Video

KATV 7 (ABC, TV):
Conway Women Challenge Military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

KTHV 11 (CBS, TV):
More Than Half A Dozen Arrested In Conway Video

KUAR, National Public Radio:
Eight Arrests Reported at Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Protest

Arkansas Times:
Busted in Conway

The Log Cabin Democrat:
Read More…

The Pat Lynch Show, Supertalk Radio Network:
Downloadable MP3 Recording

Greensboro, NC:

WGHP 8 (FOX, TV)
Students Arrested at Military Recruitment Center

News-Record.com
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Challenged by Students

WFMY 2 (CBS, TV)
Gay Rights Activists Arrested At Army Recruitment Center

PinkNews.co.uk: European News Organization
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Students Prevented from Enlisting

YES! Weekly:
Right to Serve Campaign Brings Sit-ins Back to Greensboro

Los Angeles, CA:

Frontiers:
Fighting Chance

Madison, WI:

WKOW 27 (ABC, TV)
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

WISCTV (Online Broadcasting):
Openly Gay Students Challenge Military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

WMTV 15 (NBC, TV)
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy

Wisconsin State Journal:
Recruits Weren’t Asked, But They Told

The Badger Herald
Police Arrest Gay Rights Activists at Sit-in

Minneapolis, MN:

WCCO 4 (CBS, TV):
Gay Activists Apply To Serve In MN National Guard

KARE 11 (NBC, TV):
Gay trio tries to enlist in Minnesota Guard

St. Paul Pioneer Press:
Activist Has Fighting Spirit

Advocate Post (includes rationale for the action):
Why I tried to join the National Guard

New York City, NY:

Metro News:
Protest’s on, But Nobody’s Home

24/7Gay.com:
Young Gay Activists Bring Nationwide Campaign to Times Square

Norman, OK:

The Norman Transcript:
Taking a Seat and Taking a Stand Against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

NewsOK.com:
Oklahoman and News 9

The HUB at University of Oklahoma:
Nichole Rawls Takes a Stand over Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy

Advocate:
Openly gay woman tries to enlist in Army as protest of policy

Oklahoma City, OK:

News 9:
Video Coverage of the Right to Serve Campaign in Oklahoma City

KOTV 6:
An Oklahoman, Who Is Gay, Wants To Enlist In The Military

KOCO 5:
Video Coverage of the Right to Serve Campaign in Oklahoma City

The Oklahoman:
Openly gay recruit turned away

The Advocate:
Right to Serve takes its military protest to Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University – The Daily O’Collegian:
Sexual Orientation Diversity Association (SODA) Leader Can’t Enlist

Tulsa World:
Enlistee Turned Away After Telling Army Recruiter He’s Gay

Hard News Online:
Openly gay recruit turned away from the U.S. Army

The Norman Transcript:
Religious Group Challenges Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy

Phoenix, AZ:

The Arizona Republic:
Gays Plan to Challenge Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Tuscon Citizen:
Lights Out on Lesbian’s Efforts to Join the Coast Guard

AZCentral.com
Military Rejects Gay’s Enlistment Try

Philadelphia, PA:

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Walk-in test confirms military’s gay ban

KYW 3 (CBS, TV):
Openly Gay Teens Denied Entry Into US Army

The Advocate:
Sitting Firm Against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Richmond, VA:

Richmond Times-Dispatch:
Group’s protest of military policy ends in three arrests

Richmond Talks Back:
Protesting Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Shreveport, LA:

Shreveport Times:
Gay Rights Group Pushes to Have Military Policy Overturned

Shreveport Times:
Gay Rights Group Tries Enlistment Again

KTBS 3 (ABC, TV):
Gay Activists Arrested During Sit-In At Marine Recruiting Station

KATC 3 TV:
Three In Custody After Protest of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Shreveport Times:
Rachel Powell: Challenge to Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

365Gay.com:
Protest in Three Cities Over Military’s Gay Ban

Washington, D.C.:

Diamondback Online:
Pride and Prejudice

The Daily Colonial:
Activists Challenge Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The MetroWeekly:
Closed Door for Navy Hopefuls

The George Washington University Hatchet:
Lesbians Locked Out from Enlisting at D.C. Naval Recruitment Center

The American University Eagle:
Students Protest Military Policy Toward Gays

The Howard University Hilltop:
Gay Enlistee Hopefuls Ignored by Recruiters

The Washington Blade:
Navy Closes Doors to Gay Enlistees


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