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DADT

Gay Lesbian Military, homosexual

Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Hailed By Bay Area Activists

Friday’s move to end the military’s 18-year-old ban on openly gay troops will help remove a tremendous burden from gay and lesbian members of the armed forces.

CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Panetta Expected To Announce End Of Gay Military Ban

News of his decision comes two weeks after top military leaders agreed that repealing the 17-year-old ban will not hurt military readiness.

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

Jim Rinefierd holds up a US flag and a Human Rights Campaign flag during a rally in support of a repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

SF Appeals Court: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Stays In Place For Now

A federal appeals court is allowing the military to temporarily continue its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for openly gay service members in response to a request from the Obama administration.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

SF Appeals Court Orders Immediate Lifting Of ‘Don’t Ask’ Policy

A federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members.

KPIX 5–07/06/2011

DADT

Airman Discharged Despite Obama’s Lingering DADT Repeal

The Air Force has confirmed the discharge of a member due to sexual orientation despite President Obama and Congress’ pending repeal of DADT.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/03/2011

Jim Rinefierd holds up a US flag and a Human Rights Campaign flag during a rally in support of a repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Immediate Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Sought In SF Court

Gay rights advocates are challenging a request by the Obama administration to keep the military’s repealed “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy in place while the Pentagon prepares for its repeal.

CBS San Francisco–03/28/2011

Former U.S. Navy Commander Zoe Dunning looks on at President Barack Obama’s signing of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Veteran Joins Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Signing

A bill allowing openly gay people to serve in the military was signed into law by President Obama Wednesday, and a military veteran from San Francisco was one of the people invited to Washington to join the president in celebrating the new legislation.

CBS San Francisco–12/22/2010