PHOTO: flickr/firstwavedown
Dan Choi, who faces discharge from the US Army for being gay under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. PHOTO: flickr.com/first wavedown

On October 12, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Military to end its Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, which does not allow people who are openly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender to serve in the military. The Department of Justice can still challenge the ruling to end the 13-year-old policy.

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What is LGBT? (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)
Lesbian: a woman who is romantically attracted to other women
Gay: a man who is romantically attracted to other men
Bisexual: a man or a woman who is romantically attracted to both men and women
Transgender: a person who is born a girl, but who identifies more as a boy, or a person who is born a boy, but who identifies more as a girl