Current Legal Issues
On September 20, 2011, official repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) took effect. To access SLDN's Freedom to Serve: The Definitive Guide to LGBT Military Service, click here. There, you will find answers to your questions about serving in the U.S. military post-repeal.
Still have questions? SLDN's legal team is here to help.
- Are you a veteran? Click here to contact our legal team about seeking an upgrade to your discharge characterization.
- If you are interested in rejoining the military or joining for the first time, we strongly encourage you to contact SLDN's legal hotline to set up a free, confidential call with an attorney to discuss your options.
- Transgender service members remain at risk. To learn more, click here.