skip to content
Fighting to serve : behind the scenes in the war to repeal Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Fighting to serve : behind the scenes in the war to repeal "don't ask, don't tell"

Author: Alexander Nicholson
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Discharged in 2002 from the US Army under the provisions of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Alexander Nicholson was shocked to learn there was no group advocating DADT's repeal that was reaching out to active military or veterans organizations. Nicholson believed the repeal effort needed spokespersons who understood military culture, who could talk about DADT's impact on those who serve to those who serve and served.  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alexander Nicholson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Nicholson
ISBN: 9781613743720 1613743726
OCLC Number: 783155219
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "I am not an activist" --
Revival --
A call to duty --
New partnerships --
Hearings and elections --
"Servicemembers' milestone" --
Executive options --
A new quarterback on the field --
State of the Union and secret meetings --
Bombshell hearings --
Celebrities on the stage and soldiers at the gate --
Old partnerships --
The amendment and not-so-secret meetings --
Victory and defeat --
Winning the lottery --
Lame ducks --
The report, more hearings, and final victory --
Certification and the countdown to repeal --
Beyond repeal.
Responsibility: Alexander Nicholson.

Abstract:

Discharged in 2002 from the US Army under the provisions of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Alexander Nicholson was shocked to learn there was no group advocating DADT's repeal that was reaching out to active military or veterans organizations. Nicholson believed the repeal effort needed spokespersons who understood military culture, who could talk about DADT's impact on those who serve to those who serve and served. Someone like him. From this idea Servicemembers United, the largest organization for gay and lesbian servicemembers, was born.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/783155219> # Fighting to serve : behind the scenes in the war to repeal "don't ask, don't tell"
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "783155219" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Place/chicago_ill> ; # Chicago, Ill.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Topic/homosexuality_political_aspects_united_states_history_21st_century> ; # Homosexuality--Political aspects--United States--History--21st century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351785> ; # Armed Forces--Gays
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Person/nicholson_alexander> ; # Alexander Nicholson
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/250808921> ; # Alexander Nicholson
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Topic/gay_military_personnel_government_policy_united_states> ; # Gay military personnel--Government policy--United States
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/355.0086640973/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/959779> ; # Homosexuality--Political aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939213> ; # Gay rights
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Organization/servicemembers_united_u_s> ; # Servicemembers United (U.S.)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Topic/gay_rights_united_states_history_21st_century> ; # Gay rights--United States--History--21st century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Organization/united_states_army> ; # United States. Army
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1740511> ; # Gay military personnel
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87007340> ; # Gay military personnel--United States
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/250808921> ; # Alexander Nicholson
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "Discharged in 2002 from the US Army under the provisions of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Alexander Nicholson was shocked to learn there was no group advocating DADT's repeal that was reaching out to active military or veterans organizations. Nicholson believed the repeal effort needed spokespersons who understood military culture, who could talk about DADT's impact on those who serve to those who serve and served. Someone like him. From this idea Servicemembers United, the largest organization for gay and lesbian servicemembers, was born."@en ;
    schema:description ""I am not an activist" -- Revival -- A call to duty -- New partnerships -- Hearings and elections -- "Servicemembers' milestone" -- Executive options -- A new quarterback on the field -- State of the Union and secret meetings -- Bombshell hearings -- Celebrities on the stage and soldiers at the gate -- Old partnerships -- The amendment and not-so-secret meetings -- Victory and defeat -- Winning the lottery -- Lame ducks -- The report, more hearings, and final victory -- Certification and the countdown to repeal -- Beyond repeal."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1169141122> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Fighting to serve : behind the scenes in the war to repeal "don't ask, don't tell""@en ;
    schema:productID "783155219" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/783155219#PublicationEvent/chicago_ill_chicago_review_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Agent/chicago_review_press> ; # Chicago Review Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781613743720> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/783155219> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Agent/chicago_review_press> # Chicago Review Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Chicago Review Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Organization/servicemembers_united_u_s> # Servicemembers United (U.S.)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Servicemembers United (U.S.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Person/nicholson_alexander> # Alexander Nicholson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Nicholson" ;
    schema:givenName "Alexander" ;
    schema:name "Alexander Nicholson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Place/chicago_ill> # Chicago, Ill.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Chicago, Ill." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Topic/gay_military_personnel_government_policy_united_states> # Gay military personnel--Government policy--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2006000714> ;
    schema:name "Gay military personnel--Government policy--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Topic/gay_rights_united_states_history_21st_century> # Gay rights--United States--History--21st century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105072> ;
    schema:name "Gay rights--United States--History--21st century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1169141122#Topic/homosexuality_political_aspects_united_states_history_21st_century> # Homosexuality--Political aspects--United States--History--21st century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061780> ;
    schema:name "Homosexuality--Political aspects--United States--History--21st century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87007340> # Gay military personnel--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gay military personnel--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351785> # Armed Forces--Gays
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Armed Forces--Gays"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1740511> # Gay military personnel
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gay military personnel"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939213> # Gay rights
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gay rights"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/959779> # Homosexuality--Political aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Homosexuality--Political aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/250808921> # Alexander Nicholson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Nicholson" ;
    schema:givenName "Alexander" ;
    schema:name "Alexander Nicholson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781613743720>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1613743726" ;
    schema:isbn "9781613743720" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/783155219>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/783155219> ; # Fighting to serve : behind the scenes in the war to repeal "don't ask, don't tell"
    schema:dateModified "2017-09-15" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.