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This Week in History

For many years, the MA Library has utilized a “This Week in History” display to highlight books in the collection.  This week’s edition notes the anniversary of gays and lesbians being allowed to serve openly in the American military (September 20, 20111).  376 more words


Obama Appoints Openly Gay Eric Fanning To Lead Army

Eric Fanning, Under Secretary of the Army

Screen shot: YouTube.com


Obama repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” allowing homosexuals to openly serve in the military effective… 267 more words

Bible Prophecy

Ousted as Gay, Aging Veterans Are Battling Again for Honorable Discharges

This is an important article in the Times. I’m not altogether sure that we’re teaching our young people just how oppressive it was for gay people even just a few short years ago. 112 more words


Obama Lives Up to His Promises as a Man of PEACE.


Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, and his first major act since the honor has been to give a speech to a Gay & Lesbian lobby promising to end DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL in the US military. 1,264 more words

A Non-Fiction Brookback Mountain Type Story About Two Soldiers From Ohio

(Reprinted from LGBTQ Nation)


For a lost soldier…


Monday, May 25, 2015

Originally published on Memorial Day 2013.

ARLINGTON, Va. — Every year that I have lived and worked in this city I have always gone to Arlington National Cemetery to observe the Memorial Day ceremonies. 737 more words

A Story Heard At Arlington National Cemetary

Conduct Unbecoming II: Tell the Story of DADT Discrimination

Friends of Padre Steve’s World

Those of you who follow this blog or know me understand that I have served in the military since 1981. In that time I have served as an enlisted man, a Medical Service Corps Officer and Chaplain in the Army and a Navy Chaplain. 1,341 more words


Coming Out Under Fire

Berube, Allan.  Coming Out Under Fire:  The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II.  New York: Free Press, 1990.

Subject:  An examination of World War II’s repercussions on the development of a gay identity and subculture in the United States. 1,051 more words