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Video: Gays Celebrate End of ’Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

by Michael K. Lavers

National News Editor

Tuesday September 20, 2011

Gays and lesbians from Maine to Hawaii celebrated the end of the military's ban on openly gay and lesbian servicemembers as the repeal of the Clinton-era law became official.

Revelers who gathered at Town in Washington, D.C., erupted in cheers and applause at the moment the repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' became official on Tuesday, Sept. 20.


Based in Washington, D.C., Michael K. Lavers has appeared in the New York Times, BBC, WNYC, Huffington Post, Village Voice, Advocate and other mainstream and LGBT media outlets. He is an unapologetic political junkie who thoroughly enjoys living inside the Beltway.

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