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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_ask,_don%27t_tell

"Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy on military service by gays, .... The MFP began lobbying Congress in 1990, and in 1991 Senator Brock Adams (D-Washington) and Rep. .... His lawsuit did not challenge the DADT policy, but asked the court to hold the military accountable for adhering to the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_Ask,_Don%27t_Tell_Repeal_Act_of_2010

The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 (H.R. 2965, S. 4023) is a landmark United States federal statute enacted in December 2010 that established a process for ending the Don't ask, don't tell (DADT) policy (10 U.S.C. § 654), ... The Act did not ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the military, ...

www.britannica.com/event/Dont-Ask-Dont-Tell

Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT): byname for the former official U.S. policy ... the military if they did not openly declare their sexual orientation, a policy that quickly became ... During the Iraq War, which began in 2003, the policy came under further ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/19/bill-clinton-dont-ask-dont-tell_n_3623245.html

Jul 19, 2013 ... The policy, known as “don't ask, don't tell,” allowed closeted members of the military to serve, while prohibiting those in the military who were ...

www.hrc.org/resources/the-repeal-of-dont-ask-dont-tell

The discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on gay and lesbian service members is officially in the ... A new chapter now begins for the nation's military.

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/dont-ask-dont-tell-timeline

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 After 17 years, the controversial policy has been repealed.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 ...

psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/military_history.html

The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy can be better understood in historical context. ... At the beginning of World War II, as in the past, personnel needs dictated that ... Historically, the military did not officially exclude or discharge homosexuals from  ...

www.nytimes.com/2011/07/23/us/23military.html

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” ...

www.encyclopedia.com/history/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/dont-ask-dont-tell

"DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL, Don't Pursue" refers to the policy, begun in 1993, ... do not ask military personnel about their sexual orientations or begin an ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/10/the-awkward-clinton-era-debate-over-dont-ask-dont-tell/381374

Oct 10, 2014 ... The Awkward Clinton-Era Debate Over 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ... The big debate at the start of Bill Clinton's first term was whether the ... An "absolute right to privacy" for soldiers in such close quarters, Powell said, "simply does not exist." ... He also listed AIDS as a concern in the military's policy toward gays, ...