The Department of Defense continues to ban accesses to gay blogs from military computers while some of the most vitriolic anti-gay groups are permitted.

According to, the Pentagon is filtering gay blogs such as, and However, the websites of prominent anti-gay foes such as the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and the American Family Association (AFA) are not banned.

“It's bad enough the United States Department of Defense censors Towleroad and AMERICAblog – banning the gay civil rights web sites from being accessed on DOD computers – and it's even worse that the Pentagon has no problem permitting their computers to access Ann Coulter's and Rush Limbaugh's hate-filled web sites,” John Aravosis wrote.”

Aravosis said he confirmed the continued use of the filter – put in place before repeal of “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” – by asking military members to access several of the sites.

“The filter actually says that Towleroad and Josh Seefried [founder of OutServe] were banned for being 'LGBT,'” Aravosis said.

Other sites were banned for being “political” and “activist.”