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"Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy on military service by gays, bisexuals, and lesbians, instituted by the Clinton Administration on ...


May 13, 2016 ... Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT), byname for the former official U.S. policy (1993– 2011) regarding the service of homosexuals in the military.


The discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on gay and lesbian service members is officially in the dustbin of history. For 17 years, the law prohibited qualified ...


Oct 10, 2014 ... The Awkward Clinton-Era Debate Over 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ... Clinton prepares to announce his new 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy in 1993.


Jul 19, 2013 ... President Bill Clinton announced the military's policy on gay service members on July 19, 1993 -- 20 years ago today. The policy, known as ...


The announcement came 17 months after the repeal of the “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” policy barring gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military.


Jul 22, 2011 ... WASHINGTON — President Obama formally certified on Friday that the American military is ready for the repeal of the “don't ask, don't tell” ...


Commentary and archival information about Don't Ask, Don't Tell from The New York ... Mrs. Kutteles's relentless efforts helped reverse the policy against gay ...


The history of the repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell law that banned lesbians, ... in its decision not to lift the ban but rather to codify the DADT policy into U.S. law.


A history of 'don't ask, don't tell'. After 17 years, the controversial policy has been repealed. Here's how it happened. SOURCE: Staff reports; GRAPHIC: Mary ...