Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 31 July 2014

Gay rights protesters rally against US military discrimination

Demonstrators hold up US flags during a rally in support of a repeal of the ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell’ policy yesterday at the Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC.

The policy restricts the US military from efforts to discover or reveal closeted gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members or applicants.

‘DADT’ is currently under review by the Pentagon, and Democrats in the House and the Senate have unveiled legislation to repeal the policy Alex Wong/Getty Images

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