From Tuesday, September 20th, gay men and women will be able to serve openly in the US military for the first time in history.
Vice Chair of Democrats Abroad UK and Digital Campaigns Consultant
Karin J. Robinson is a London based digital campaigns consultant and has twice been elected Vice Chair of Democrats Abroad, UK. During the 2008 Obama Presidential campaign she served as Regional Field Director for Americans Abroad across Northern Europe, under the auspices of the Democratic National Committee. She blogs about American politics from an expat perspective at www.obamalondon.blogspot.com and is obsessed with persuading American voters overseas to cast their absentee ballots.
It couldn't have been further from the "posh people go wild" nonsense of the usual Last Night tradition, but we were only a week out from the watching the twin towers fall, and even here - even in London - we didn't know if we would ever laugh again.
11/09/2011 19:07 BST
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