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.

Turkey's military has done away with an unscientific, invasive exam which seeks to "prove" that potential military conscripts are gay, and therefore ineligible for service.   

November 23 2015 4:38 PM

If it were Hillary Clinton serving as president instead of her husband in the '90s, the country might still have gotten the Defense of Marriage Act and "don't ask, don't tell."

October 23 2015 11:58 PM

The Republican presidential candidate also blasts military service by transgender people.

October 14 2015 6:12 PM

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.

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