The Republican presidential candidate also blasts military service by transgender people.
In the first of a series of Web posts from military prison, Manning (shown at the beginning of her transition) discusses an experience that pushed her into despair.
Even before the government completes its policy review, the vice president says transgender members of the military are qualified to serve openly.
Why has Facebook repeatedly targeted photographer Michael Stokes for his photos of wounded soldiers and gay themed art? Site execs won't say, but they at least offered an apology to the artist.
'Homosexuality is not a job qualification,' Huckabee said in a statement. Now, two of the largest equality advocacy groups are denouncing him, and demanding an apology.
Eric Fanning, if confirmed, will be the first openly gay secretary of any branch of the military.