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LGBT: Military Service Archives

Ask the Expert: All Qualified Americans Should Be Allowed to Serve

play_alt icon Video Jeff Krehely discusses why need to repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and how the federal government can do it.

By Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Piling One Prejudice onto Another

A look at “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” discharge breakdowns by Josh Rosenthal and Christopher Contreras shows that LGBT women and people of color are disproportionately affected by the ban.

By Josh Rosenthal and Christopher Contreras | Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Americans Support Repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

book_alt2 icon Report New CAP poll shows majority of voters support ending the ban on openly gay men and lesbians serving in the military, write Jeff Krehely and Ruy Teixeira.

By Jeff Krehely and Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Video: State of the Union 2010

play_alt icon Video Center for American Progress experts discuss President Obama's State of the Union address.

Friday, January 29, 2010

The United States Needs All Troops

Sean Duggan lauds Obama's remarks on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and says we cannot afford to keep talented and patriotic men and women from serving their country in the military.

By Sean Duggan | Thursday, January 28, 2010

It’s Time for Obama to Follow Truman’s Example

On the 61st anniversary of military desegregation, President Obama needs to step up and stop discrimination in the military by ending Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, write Lawrence Korb and Laura Conley.

By Lawrence J. Korb and Laura Conley | Monday, July 27, 2009

Ending “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

book_alt2 icon Report Practical steps to repeal the ban on openly gay men and women in the U.S. military from Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley.

By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley | Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Ask the Expert: Putting an End to “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

play_alt icon Video Lawrence J. Korb discusses why President Obama and Congress need to repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and how they can accomplish it successfully.

By Lawrence J. Korb | Monday, June 22, 2009

The Costs of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The military’s outdated policy excludes qualified service members and cost taxpayers millions of dollars, while public opinion now supports repealing the policy.

By Lawrence J. Korb | Monday, March 2, 2009