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 Post subject: Telling the Stories of Those Impacted by "Don't Ask, Don't T
PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2010 11:54 am 
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Telling the Stories of Those Impacted by "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

BY SEN. KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

Last Spring I had the honor of meeting with Lt. Dan Choi in my office. While it was a relatively short meeting, 20 minutes or so, it was extremely meaningful for me. I'll never forget Dan telling me how every day that he served, he was asked to lie...lie about who he was, who he loved and how he spent his time back home. Dan's story brought home for me just how damaging the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy really is and I thought, if only everyone could hear the stories of the heroic men and women who serve our nation honorably but have been discriminated against by this unjust policy. I truly believe telling the stories of those who've been impacted by DADT is a strategy to help us move the debate forward and achieve full and immediate repeal.

So that's exactly what I've done. Last night on The Rachel Maddow Show, I announced the launch of a new website: http://www.dadtstoryproject.com.


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 Post subject: Re: Telling the Stories of Those Impacted by "Don't Ask, Don't T
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Hi all. A Lady Gaga video that you will like:

http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/lady_gaga_has_a_message_for_john_mccain-arizona_20100920/

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 Post subject: Re: Telling the Stories of Those Impacted by "Don't Ask, Don't T
PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:13 am 
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Hi, CZ...good to see you :D

Lady Gaga is at least not spouting tea party stupidity. Kudos to her.

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