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Retired Army Maj. Jeff Cleghorn, a gay attorney from Atlanta, traveled to Washington, D.C., late last month to lobby Congress to repeal “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.” The trip was part of an organized campaign by the Servicemembers Legal Defense Fund and the Human Rights Campaign.
The final version of healthcare reform legislation passed by Congress did not include any of the LGBT-specific measures for which groups like the Human Rights Campaign and National Lesbian & Gay Task Force had lobbied.
Lesbian law professor Chai Feldblum was appointed to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on March 27, one of 15 recess appointments made by President Obama that day.
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