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25 Of The Most Memorable Moments Since The Repeal Of DADT

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 09.20.2012 | Gay 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On September 20, 2011 -- exactly one year ago today -- "don't ask, don't tell" was repealed and gays, lesbians and bisexuals were finally allowed to j...

Pentagon: Military Chaplains May Perform Same-Sex Unions

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains may perform same-sex unions, whether on or off a military installation. The ruling ann...

The End of DADT

Mary Jo Kilroy | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Mary Jo Kilroy

We should celebrate this victory and congratulate those who worked so hard to make this happen. Then we need to get back to work to make sure that discrimination against LGBT service members also comes to an end.

Pentagon: U.S. Military Is Ready For The End Of DADT

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

By ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The military has begun accepting applications from openly gay recruits but will not act on them unt...

DADT Repeal Soon To Become Reality

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The ban on gays in the military has stood for nearly a century. In 60 days, after decades of discharges, lawsuits and lobbying, th...

Defense Secretary To Certify DADT Repeal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pentagon chief Leon Panetta has decided to end the ban on gays serving openly in the armed services and certify that repealing the ...

Military Chiefs Move Ahead On DADT Repeal

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday reassured U.S. warfighters in Iraq that allowing gays to serve openly in the military wi...

Report: Pentagon Study Group Finds Little Risk From DADT Repeal

Washington Post | Ed O'Keefe and Greg Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Pentagon study group has concluded that the military can lift the ban on gays serving openly in uniform with only minimal and isolated incidents of ...

Mark Kirk Undecided On Don't Ask, Don't Tell Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Mark Kirk, the newest member of the U.S. Senate and longtime Chicago-area congressman, said he will study a Pentagon report on repealing "D...

Religious Groups Support Repealing Gay Military Ban

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) As the Pentagon readies a long-awaited survey of military personnel on lifting the Don't Ask/D...

Lt. Dan Choi, Openly Gay And Excited To Rejoin Military In Face Of Possible DADT Repeal (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Since last week's court decision, in which a federal judge ordered the military to immediately stop enforcing Don't Ask Don't Tell, the Pentagon annou...

It's Do-or-Die for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Aaron Belkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Belkin

In addition to its disproportionate effect on military women, "don't ask, don't tell" imposes no fewer than twelve different types of costs on the military, including financial waste and undermining morale and unit cohesion.

Gay Soldiers Warned Not To Answer Pentagon's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Survey

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates is urging gays in the military to answer a Pentagon survey on the policy that bans them from serving...

DADT Study: Women Far More Likely To Be Expelled Under Policy

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — Women are far more likely than men to be kicked out of the military under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy against gays in uni...

Gates: Pentagon Considering Easing Don't Ask Don't Tell

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he wants to make the law prohibiting gays from serving openly in the armed forces "more...