The latest news about the effects of repealing the U.S. military's "don’t ask, don't tell" policy. Introduced by Bill Clinton as a comprimise measure that allowed gays and lesbians to serve in the militrary branches, DADT went into effect in 1994 and mandated that service members stay in the closet about their sexual orientation. Proponents cited to "unit cohesion," "high standards of morale," and "good order and discipline" as reasons for DADT's necessity. President Barack Obama ended the policy in 2011.

These 14 photos tell a story of life post "don't ask, don't tell."

May 25 2015 1:19 PM

LGBT service members were on the front lines of the battle for same-sex marriage. Let's not forget them in the fight going forward.

October 15 2014 6:00 AM

Sher Kung died Friday when a truck struck her as she rode her bicycle in downtown Seattle.

September 02 2014 3:06 PM

The movement to overturn the military's ban on open service by transgender people continues to gain momentum, putting pressure on the Defense Department to act.

August 27 2014 4:52 PM

The fight for ENDA might end up looking familiar to those who lived through the Clinton administration.

August 04 2014 4:30 AM

Trans military advocate Allyson Robinson may have a new job as a Baptist church minister, but she's not done with helping all military personnel serve openly.

August 01 2014 9:30 AM

Repealing the discriminatory 'don't ask, don't tell' policy was just the tip of the iceberg in getting a fully LGBT-inclusive military.

July 10 2014 7:00 AM

California's Travis Air Force Base is home to the military's first officially sanctioned private organization for LGBT service members.

June 11 2014 1:45 PM

Sen. Orrin Hatch, a conservative Republican from Utah, says anyone who doesn't believe marriage equality will soon be the law of the land 'just isn't living in the real world.'

May 29 2014 3:03 PM