Unfriendly Fire
How the gay ban undermines the military and weakens America

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Nathaniel on LOGO News

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Nathaniel appeared on LOGO on April 3rd. To see the video, click here.


“Unfriendly Fire” in Newsweek

Monday, April 6th, 2009

“Unfriendly Fire” got a big write-up by the esteemed columnist, Anna Quindlen, in this week’s Newsweek. Read it here.

Nathaniel Goes Head-to-Head with Homophobic Vets

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

I appeared on a one-hour NPR call-in show in San Francisco this week, “The Forum.” Listen to the radio show here. You never know who is going to call in on these shows, and just because it’s San Francisco doesn’t mean they’re going to be homo-loving liberals. Sure enough,


Will History Repeat Itself?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

It’s happening again.

Seventeen years ago a charismatic young Democratic won the White House promising to end discrimination against gays in the military. Thinking it was a shoe-in, Bill Clinton underestimated the opposition. He overpromised and under-delivered, (more…)

How Long Should We Wait to Lift the Ban?

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

For those of you interested in the contours of the coming fight over gays in the military, I will be posting, over the next few months, some remarks on what people are saying who oppose lifting the ban, or at least oppose doing it now. Some of these are liberals who find themselves indignant that other liberals would insist on equality at a time when we’re busy bailing out millionaires.


What Next for the Blog

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

At work in my Miami pad

At work in my Miami pad

The book tour is over, but the blog is not! Actually, the book tour is not REALLY over; it’s just come home to the northeast corridor for a bit.


Nathaniel on NPR

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Nathaniel appeared on the Leonard Lopate show on Monday.

You can see a clip below.


Detour to Vegas

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

with Lance Black in Vegas

with Lance Black in Vegas

Yesterday I made a last-minute detour to Vegas for a conference, where I met Lance Black, screenwriter of MILK. (more…)

New York Times review

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

A review appears in the New York Times today, on the front page of the arts section.

You can see it online here.

Unfriendly Fire Hits Capitol Hill

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009


This weekend, I delivered the first copies of Unfriendly Fire to Congress, meeting with four offices, including Rep. Jared Polis, (more…)


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