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Activist Dan Choi suffers legal setback in White House protest arrest case

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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LGBTQ equality rights activist Dan Choi has been dealt a setback in a court case resulting from his arrest during a November 2010 White House protest of the now repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy that banned openly gay service members in the U.S. military.

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LGBT History Month profile: Activist, Iraq War veteran Lt. Dan Choi

Saturday, October 8, 2011
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Lt. Dan Choi is a West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran and Arabic linguist. He was the nation’s leading activist for the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT).

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Choi trial halted after challenge to judge’s ruling

Friday, September 2, 2011
Lt. Dan Choi, with Blade reporter Lou Chibbaro Jr.
A federal judge on Wednesday suspended the trial of gay former Army Lt. Dan Choi after the prosecutor said she would challenge his preliminary finding that sufficient evidence exists that Choi was targeted for “vindictive prosecution” in connection with a White House protest last November.

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Discharged Iraq war veteran, gay activist Dan Choi on trial for DADT protest

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
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Lt. Dan Choi, the openly gay Army veteran and gay rights activist who was arrested outside the White House for protesting against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," testified in court on Tuesday that he was proud and willing to go to jail.

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Dutch military participates in its first Amsterdam pride flotilla

Monday, August 8, 2011
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Uniformed Members of the Dutch defense forces participated in Amsterdam's annual Gay Pride flotilla parade Saturday, on the city's historic Prinsengracht canal, for the first time since openly gay service in the Dutch forces was legalized in 1974.

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Russian security forces arrest 34 during Moscow gay pride protest

Sunday, May 29, 2011
U.S. gay rights activist Dan Choi arrested in Moscow
MOSCOW -- Russian Interior Ministry Troops and Moscow Special Tactical Militia (police) arrested 34 people during an unauthorized gay pride parade in the center of the Russian capital Saturday.

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Military to discharged gay soldiers: You owe us for not serving your full term!

Sunday, January 30, 2011
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Adding insult to injury, the Defense Department -- after discharging gay service members under the "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy -- apparently sends these former soldiers a bill, demanding they pay back “unearned portions” of their contracts.

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ — The Ghost Is Slain

Sunday, December 26, 2010
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Anti-gay activists have long considered 1993’s "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" compromise one of their most prized victories. In one fell swoop, they humiliated President Bill Clinton, flexed their political muscle, and put lesbian and gay people in their place.

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Reid fulfills promise to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ — Choi reclaims West Point ring

Thursday, December 23, 2010
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In July 2010, Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) promised Lt. Dan Choi that he would lead the Senate to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Choi, an Iraq war veteran discharged under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," gave Sen. Reid his West Point ring with the agreement that...

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Gay rights activist Dan Choi hospitalized

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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Lt. Dan Choi, the openly gay Army veteran and gay rights activist who was discharged under the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, has been hospitalized after suffering a breakdown.

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