This was the world that don't ask, don't tell created - one in which friends were forced to betray friends, often leaving service members isolated from one another.
What does DADT stand for?
DADT stands for Don't Ask, Don't Tell (US DoD policy)
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- Military and Government
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The X-Men star spoke out after the US president failed to overturn the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy which bars gay men and women from serving in the US army.
She gave an impassioned speech in support of repealing America's Don't Ask, Don't Tell laws at a rally in Deering Oaks Park in Portland, Maine, on Monday night.
The don't ask, don't tell policy allows gays and lesbians to lay down their lives and limbs for their country as long as they lie about their sexual orientation.
But what is most troubling is that the government's request for a stay ignores the harm that Don't Ask, Don't Tell causes to current and potential members of our Armed Forces.
The discriminatory Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy has prevented many exceptional people from serving their country in the military.
NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Advocate, the award-winning newsmagazine for the LGBT community, features groundbreaking interviews with gay, active servicemembers, inside a war-zone, speaking on record for the first time under the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy in this historical issue on newsstands today.