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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 ...

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

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

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.

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

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 ...

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 After 17 years, the controversial policy has been repealed.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

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.theguardian.com/world/2011/sep/20/dont-ask-dont-tell-ends

Sep 20, 2011 ... 'Don't ask, don't tell' formally ends ... two men recited vows before family and friends at a ceremony which began at 11.45pm on Monday night.

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 ...