Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Lots on my mind, no time to write.
Here's a boy in antlers.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Don't Ask, Don't Treat

Interestingly, there are reasons beyond simple constitutional rights to put an end to the policy called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

The policy has individual and public health ramifications, in the opinion of Dr. Kenneth Katz, writing in the New England Journal of Medicine.

"Recognizing that 'don't ask, don't tell' compromises the medical care of gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members by stymieing normal lines of questioning in clinical encounters, the American Medical Association rightly came out against the policy in 2009."

 Full Perspective is here.