The biggest names in Hollywood are tweeting their approval of Wednesday’s historic repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.
“Can’t hold back the tears + pride. Our voice was finally heard,” Lady Gaga wrote.
Ellen DeGeneres added: ” Thank you Senators for pushing us one step closer towards full equality.
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“So proud of congress for making the right decision. Now all soldiers can serve with integrity,” Neil Patrick Harris wrote.
Katy Perry chimed: “Supporting all our troops!
President Barack Obama also weighed into the moment saying, “By ending Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell no longer will patriotic Americans be asked to live a lie in order to serve the country they love.”
The new law ends the 17-year old policy that forced gays to hide their sexual orientation or be dismissed from the military.