16 – years since “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” replaced the ban on homosexuals serving in the armed forces at all.
13,389 – the number of service personnel discharged because of the DADT policy.
363 million– the number of dollars spent on recruiting, training and transporting the replacements for those dimissed due to DADT.
18 – the number of countries that ban homosexuals from military service. On that list: Iran, North Korea, China, Cuba and the good ol’ USA.
Soon – that might just change. And if so it’ll be–
One – military civil rights abuse down, a shit-ton more to go.