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The bill prohibits "aliens afflicted with a psychopathic personality, epilepsy, or a mental defect" from entry into the United States. Joel Grey told People magazine that he doesn't like labels, but "if you have to put a label on it, I'm a gay man. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved July 24, Archived from the original on May 16,
In DecemberClinton implemented a Department of Defense directive known as " Don't Ask, Don't Tell ", which allowed gay men and women to serve in the armed services provided they kept their sexuality a secret, and forbade the military from inquiring about an individual's sexual orientation. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Same-sex couples are allowed to adopt in states and territories following the ruling in Obergefell legalizing same-sex marriage. On August 18,President Reagan issued a statement on the issue of same-sex marriage that read:. National Gay Task ForceU.