I also had to sit through don’t ask don’t tell also. It was always a running joke.
The problem is that policies like Don’t Ask Don’t Tell don’t remain at the level of a joke. They always end up getting good soldiers cashiered.
Remember Tailhook? Tailhook had been around for decades, but as soon as women began showing up then charges of sexual harassment ended some careers.
There will be similar fallout from granting veto power to the Queer Brigade.