Throughout its history, the us military had an inconsistent policy when it came to gay people in the military. Prior to world war ii, there was no written policy barring homosexuals from serving, although sodomy was considered a crime by military law ever since revolutionary war times. In living color - men on cooking & gays in the military (season 04 episode 9 10) - duration 4205. The united states military formerly excluded gay men, bisexuals, and lesbians from service. In 1993, the united states congress passed and president bill clinton signed a law instituting the policy commonly referred to as dont ask, dont tell (dadt) which allowed gay, lesbian, and bisexual people to serve as long as they did not reveal their sexual orientation. The united states military formerly excluded gay men, bisexuals, and lesbians from service. In 1993, the united states congress passed and president bill clinton signed a law instituting the policy commonly referred to as dont ask, dont tell (dadt) which allowed gay, lesbian, and bisexual people to serve as long as they did not reveal their sexual orientation. Tags gays in the militarylgbt law, military culturediversity, white housepentagon. For decades, the legislative process for writing the annual national defense authorization act (ndaa) has been largely non-partisan, pro-national security, and supportive of the troops. does gay sex happen in the military? I will join the army in this summer, and one of my friend said jokingly that i will get raped by some of the men in there. I really want to know if it is actually happen or it is just a joke. Military leaders when we issued our first report on gays in the military in 1993. Our conclusions, declaring that sexual orientation was not germane to military readiness and characterizing the issue as one of conduct rather than orientation, were at odds with what the pentagon had expected. The british military actively recruits gay men and lesbians, all three services have deployed recruiting teams to gay pride events, and punishes any instance of intolerance or bullying. The royal navy advertises for recruits in gay magazines and has allowed gay sailors to hold civil partnership ceremonies on board ships and, since 2006, to march in full naval uniform at a gay pride marches. Air force to discharge technical sergeant leonard matlovich after he admits to being homosexual. Matlovich had challenged the militarys anti-gay policy on constitutional grounds. Matlovich appeals the district courts ruling, but would eventually accept an honorable discharge and cash. President barack obama on friday certified the repeal of dont ask dont tell, the policy preventing gays from openly serving in the military.