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Leader in fight to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' to join virtual book club with LGBTQ veterans April 7
2022-04-07

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C. Dixon Osburn, co-founder and former CEO of the Servicmembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), will join the Chicago chapter of the American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) April 7 at 7 p.m. for a virtual Book Club discussing his book Mission Possible: The Story of the Repealing of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell.'

The book is the inside story of SLDN, which was founded in 1993 in response to the implementation of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), a policy that banned open service by lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) service members. The policy had been presented by the Clinton administration as a compromise but in practice resulted in increased harassment, criminal charges and the discharge of more than 13,000 service members.

Book club link at us02web.zoom.us/j/87257253659 .


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