Gains & Losses of 2010: The Good, the Bad, the Memorable

Dont ask dont tell protestors

President Obama Signs Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: On Dec. 22, President Obama proudly used 15 ceremonial pens to sign the repeal of the age-old policy of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell," which prohibits gay and lesbian soldiers from serving openly in the military. Although the policy remains in effect until the military certifies that it is ready to comply, the president said the repeal was a milestone that "redeemed the sacrifice of gay men and women who fought in every war beginning with the 18th century battle for independence."

President Obama Signs Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: On Dec. 22, President Obama proudly…