Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen both spoke out in favor of Obama's call to lift the "don't ask, don't tell" policy and allow gays to serve openly in the military. What do you think?

"Yet still they discriminate against our flat-footed brothers and sisters."

Will Greenberg • Double-Needle Stitcher


"Allowing gays to serve openly in the Army is a long overdue reform, but it must be accompanied by an assurance that heterosexuals will be able to serve openly in the Navy."

Farley O'Donnell • Kiln Operator

"Man, it's gonna be weird in 30 years when there's some homeless, drugged-up veteran on the sidewalk and I'm not gonna be sure what his sexual orientation is."

Lydia Toplyn • Organ Installer

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