Stories Behind “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal By Michael McIntee | December 29, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on DC Subscribe to DC Follow this author Miltary audience watches Obama sign repeal of don't ask, don't tell policy The U.S. Military “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy has been hurtful to those who protect us. Listen to the stories from those who were directly impacted by the policy that forced men and women out of the military just because they were gay or lesbian. One soldier notes that at the same time he was being investigated for being gay, another panel was considering promoting him. These stories were told as President Obama signed legislation that repeals the policy. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.