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.
Panetta Expected To Announce End Of Gay Military BanNews of his decision comes two weeks after top military leaders agreed that repealing the 17-year-old ban will not hurt military readiness.
SF Appeals Court: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Stays In Place For NowA 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.
SF Appeals Court Orders Immediate Lifting Of 'Don't Ask' PolicyA federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members.
Airman Discharged Despite Obama’s Lingering DADT RepealThe Air Force has confirmed the discharge of a member due to sexual orientation despite President Obama and Congress' pending repeal of DADT.
Immediate Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal Sought In SF CourtGay rights advocates are challenging a request by the Obama administration to keep the military's repealed "don't ask, don't tell" policy in place while the Pentagon prepares for its repeal.
San Francisco Veteran Joins Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal SigningA 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.

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