Today finally marks the end of the deeply flawed policy known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -- which for the last 17 years allowed gays and lesbians to serve in the military... as long as they didn't admit they were gay or lesbian. Fittingly, it's also the publication day of HuffPost's second eBook, How We Won: Progressive Lessons from the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Aaron Belkin's compelling exploration of the long road to repealing DADT. And Belkin should know since, as the founder and director of the Palm Center, he was among those working for over a decade to repeal it. His insider perspective gives a unique look at what went right and wrong, and provides a kind of best practices guide for civil rights fights going forward. READ MORE Fresh Eyes on America: Announcing "Patch: The Road Trip"