Don't Ask Don't Tell

Army Discharges Lt. Dan Choi

He joins more than 13,500 gay Army personnel who’ve been discharged since the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy took effect in 1994.

Obama: Don't Holler at Me About 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

The gay rights group GetEQUAL got under President Obama’s skin a bit last night at a fundraiser for California Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is facing a difficult re-election campaign. Five activists interrupted Obama’s speech big upping Boxer to demand he do more to repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy barring LGBT service members from the military. A clearly annoyed Obama told the hecklers he’s on their side and tried to keep the event on message.