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25 Of The Most Memorable Moments Since The Repeal Of DADT

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On September 20, 2011 -- exactly one year ago today -- "don't ask, don't tell" was repealed and gays, lesbians and bisexuals were finally allowed to j...

Republicans Turn On GOP Senator For Supporting DADT Repeal

Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

North Carolina Republican Senator Richard Burr is weathering blows from fellow Republicans this week, following his decision to vote for the repeal of...

The Grinches (Who Tried) to Steal the Lame Duck

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The people of Whoville wanted leadership a lot, But the Grinches who run the GOP did not. Legislation in the Lame Duck? How could it be?! They wanted...

Jon Kyl: DADT Repeal Could Cost Lives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after the Senate voted to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell -- a Pentagon policy prohibiting gay troops from serving openly -- Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz...

Dan Choi DADT Repeal Reaction: 'I'm Sure That This Is Sending Shockwaves' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former army lieutenant Dan Choi -- who was discharged from service under the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy after coming out and since has em...

John McCain DADT Repeal Reaction: 'Today Is A Very Sad Day'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), once a voice of optimism for repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, reportedly called Saturday "a very sad day" before the Senat...

Joe Manchin Faces GOP Backlash After Skipping DADT Repeal Vote For Holiday Gathering

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly-elected Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) was missing in action on Saturday as the Senate voted to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell -- a military policy pre...

DADT Repeal Vote Prompts Outpouring Of Reaction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After the Senate voted on Saturday to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, a seventeen-year old Pentagon policy prohibiting gay service members from serving ...

Congress Repeals DADT

Lt. Dan Choi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lt. Dan Choi

To all the supporters of equality and Don't Ask, Don't Tell's death, I am so grateful. As the legislation signals a new chapter in our journey, I call on all soldiers to gain the courage to come out.

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Vote Coming Next Week

The Washington Blade | Chris Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Blade has learned that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) intends to schedule a vote next week on major defense budget legislat...

Early 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Gay-Ban Vote Draws Critics

Time | Mark Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it first became law in 1993, "Don't ask, don't tell" was a congressional slap at the Clinton Administration's impertinent attempt to allow openly...