Documenting History: Oral History Project

Serve Your Country and Stay Quiet: The Effects of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” on Gays in the Military

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Title

Serve Your Country and Stay Quiet: The Effects of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” on Gays in the Military

Subject

military history
1990s
LGBTQ+
government policies

Description

The purpose of this oral history interview with Stacy Vasquez is to collect and preserve a firsthand account of a veteran who served under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the effort it took to repeal that policy. By reading this project one will learn about Mrs. Vasquez’s time in the military, her discharge under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, and the firsthand account of how Mrs. Vasquez helped repeal the policy.

Creator

Benny Anderson

Source

American Century Project

Publisher

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Date

February 14, 2017

Contributor

Amanda Freeman

Format

44 : bound ; 28 cm. + 1 USB

Language

English

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Interviewer

Benny Anderson

Interviewee

Stacy Vasquez

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Citation

Benny Anderson , “Serve Your Country and Stay Quiet: The Effects of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” on Gays in the Military,” Documenting History: Oral History Project, accessed January 28, 2021, http://documentinghistory.org/items/show/13.

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