It's officially been nine years since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the anti-LGBTQ rule that plagued the United States armed forces for 17 years. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the opportunity to post about the occasion on Twitter - and others followed suit. Some a bit more positive than others.
They told us throwing out “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” would damage our military. They told us “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”… https://t.co/e9CGZHsIil— Nancy Pelosi (@Nancy Pelosi) 1577051501.0
What's more - "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is ALSO the Trump Administration's core team slogan! https://t.co/xUpj0Ny5TG— Katniss Pelosi (@Katniss Pelosi) 1577062112.0
December 22, 2010 - "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", the federal law barring homosexuals from serving in the U.S. military,… https://t.co/QYawJzo2cV— Tim Evanson (@Tim Evanson) 1577032300.0
#OTD in 2010 President Barack Obama signed a law effectively repealing the 17-year-old policy known as "Don't Ask,… https://t.co/uqGf3qRICL— Dempsey O'Dwyer (@Dempsey O'Dwyer) 1577031053.0
#OTD in 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law allowing gays for the first time in history to serve openly in Am… https://t.co/XVJEKKqZH8— AP Images (@AP Images) 1577023211.0
#HarveyMilk was one of the first openly LGBTQ+ elected officials in our country. Harvey "Gotta give 'em hope" Milk… https://t.co/TfbR2utcDC— People For the American Way (@People For the American Way) 1576975380.0
The construction of the U.S.S. Harvey Milk shows just how far the military has come in the decades since, with the… https://t.co/hB8mhuvcMI— Out Magazine (@Out Magazine) 1577032800.0
As we mark 9 years since President Obama signed the repeal of DADT, we recommit to ending the Trump-Pence administr… https://t.co/qB0zjV53DW— Alphonso David (@Alphonso David) 1577057513.0
And then you have people like these right here.
9 years ago, we celebrated the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell 🇺🇸🏳️🌈. Trump has made us weaker with his unilateral… https://t.co/jSnJukXlcQ— Kai Kahele (@Kai Kahele) 1577055522.0
DADT was commanded into policy by Bill Clinton, a democrat. y'all really do get off on huffing your own farts don'… https://t.co/kEfRpNMIIK— 🚩Millicent Ⓥ #BlackTransLivesMatter 🏴 (@🚩Millicent Ⓥ #BlackTransLivesMatter 🏴) 1577057042.0
LOL our military is stronger because of President Trump; not DADT! https://t.co/uhn4pwhj4O— TWEETY (@TWEETY) 1577052908.0