Politics Senate confirms two LGBT women to military positions in historic firsts
Rights LGBT: Brussels will launch an infringement procedure against Budapest
© provided by Le Parisien Le Parisien The Law passed on 15 June by the Hungarian Parliament prohibits the dissemination of content on homosexuality with minors. In Europe, many leaders have criticized this text. Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, even qualified this law entered into force last week of "shame".
The Senate confirmed two womento top military positions, a historic move.
Gina Ortiz Jones, who is a lesbian, was confirmed to be the undersecretary of the, making Jones the first out lesbian to serve in the role of undersecretary of any military branch. will serve as the assistant secretary of defense for readiness, making Skelly the highest-ranking out transgender defense official in the country’s history.
Both were confirmed with unanimous consent Thursday.
Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley mum as more details emerge about his internecine battle to keep Trump in check during transition
SILENCE SPEAKS VOLUMES: So far, there has been no public comment from Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley in response to a book by two Washington Post reporters detailing Milley’s fear that in his final days in office, President Donald Trump would issue unconstitutional orders to the military in an attempt to stay in power. © Provided by Washington Examiner DOD header 2020 Milley, who appeared at a ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia, yesterday marking the standup of a new NATO command, has issued no denials of the bombshell account, leading many to conclude they are true.
Jones, who has about 15 years of military experience, is anand military officer who worked as a national economic security adviser under the Obama and Trump administrations before resigning in 2017. She served in the military during the “don’t ask, don’t tell” era.
Acting Secretary of the Air Force John RothJones on her confirmation, saying that “she is the ideal person to advocate for the well-being of our Airmen, Guardians and their families.”
Skelly, a 20-year Navy veteran and the founder of an organization that advocates for gay and transgender people in the national security profession, was appointed as the special assistant to the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology, and logistics in the Department of Defense in 2013. Skelly was the first transgender veteran to be appointed by a president of the United States, according to.
Orban summages a referendum on the anti-LGBT + law criticized by Brussels
© provided by the point V Iktor Orban announced on Wednesday the next outfit of a referendum in Hungary and requested the support of voters on the anti- LGBT +, after the launch against Budapest of an infringement procedure by the European Commission. "Brussels has clearly attacked Hungary in recent weeks concerning the law" which prohibits the "promotion" of homosexuality with minors, said the Prime Minister Souveraignist in a video put online on his Facebook , shouting at "power abuse".
Skelly is the second openly transgender official to be confirmed by the Senate behind, the assistant secretary to the Department of Health and Human Services.
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