PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Looking back on the legacy of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/731927/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Barack Obama ended the policy of preventing gay, lesbian and bisexual soldiers from serving openly in the military. For many, it was too little, too late. But remembering what it did could make our future decisions better.