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Lesbians in the military speak out

Winni S. Webber

Lesbians in the military speak out

by Winni S. Webber

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Published by Madwoman Press in Northboro, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lesbians -- United States.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Gays.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWinni S. Webber.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB418.G38 W43 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 134 p. ;
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1404314M
      ISBN 10096308223X
      LC Control Number93012442
      OCLC/WorldCa27683002

        I consider this book to be an essential companion to Randy Shilts' monumental "Conduct Unbecoming: Gays & Lesbians in the U.S. Military," which focuses on the post-WW2 era. "Coming Out Under Fire" is a remarkable achievement: poignant and inspiring, it is a valuable addition to the fields of both lesbian and gay studies and military by:   LONG BEACH – Friday’s Long Beach Rally and Dyke March is a way to show that sisters are doing it for themselves, a march speaker said. “The march is for us dykes to get together and support each other emotionally,” said activist Jinx Beers, 81, who will give the keynote speech.“So many of us older lesbians lived in a time when we thought we were the only ones.

        February 3, - Powell reverses his stance on gays and lesbians in the military; his opposition to homosexuals in the military helped lead to the original "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy of the Author: CNN Editorial Research.   A repeal of the military’s "Don’t ask, don’t tell" policy takes effect on Tuesday, officially allowing gay and lesbian troops to serve openly for the first time in U.S. history. In the 18 years under the policy, nea gay and lesbian service members were discharged.

        Looking back at Serving in Silence, Glenn Close's TV movie about LGBTQ exclusion in the military this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility : Lynette Rice. Military Disability Made Easy is a national website dedicated to helping Disabled Veterans take control of their Military Disability. From the Medical Evaluation Board and Physical Evaluation Board to the laws of the VASRD, Military Disability Made Easy can educate .


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Steve Estes talked about his book, [Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out.] Professor Estes interviewed many military veterans and chronicled the experiences of gays and lesbians in the. Gays and Lesbians in the Military.

Views Gay & Lesbian Veterans Speak Out. Steve Estes talked about his book, including the 27 countries that allow open service for gays and lesbians. Don't Ask, Don't Tell was the directive of President Clinton's military policy regarding gay and lesbian soldiers.

This volume recovers the lost voices of Lesbians in the military speak out book who served in silence, offering a rich chronicle of the history of gay and lesbian service in the U.S.

military from World War II to the Iraq by: 7. Ask and Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out New edition Military Review [A] compelling bookJournal of Sociology and Social Welfare allowing the reader to trace the history of gays and lesbians in the military in a very comprehensive way.

This is an outstanding book that will be of great interest and pleasure to a wide range of 4/5(6). Steve Estes. Ask & Tell: Gay & Lesbian Veterans Speak Out. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, $ hardcover. The bulk of this compelling book consists of edited in-terviews with lesbian and gay veterans from as far back as World.

Ask and Tell book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out. Unfortunately the accounts focused heavily on the military service aspects and hardly at all on their lives as lesbians and gay men.

This book took me from knowing nothing to knowing a bare minimum and having a lot of /5. At the outset of Ask & Tell, Estes recalls the debates that produced the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy prohibiting “homosexual conduct or activity in the armed forces” of the U.S.

and laments the silenced voices of those most directly affected by the policy: gay and lesbian service members. In response, Estes, an associate professor of history at Sonoma State University.

The book is remembered today for this legacy as well as for various themes — Hollywood’s glass closet, being gay in the military, the poisonous effects of homophobia on society — that still.

Coming Out Under Fire is a thoroughly fascinating, detailed study of a crucial transitional period in American society. It's extremely well-documented throughout, and although the author's style might be considered dry, the pages come to life because of the words and lives of the people portrayed/5.

Bibliography of works on the United States military and LGBT+ topics is a list of non-fiction literary works on the subject of the United States Armed Forces and LGBT+ subjects. LGBT+ includes any types of people which may be considered "Queer", in other words; homosexual people, bisexual people, transgender people, intersex people, androgynous people, cross-dressers, questioning people and.

This is the image mainstream LGBT groups have promoted since the late s: lesbians as soccer moms, as consumers, as participants in faith, nuclear family, and military service. "Lesbians Over 60 Speak for Themselves was simultaneously issued by The Haworth Press, Inc., under the same title, as a special issue of the Journal of Homosexuality, vol numbers 3/4John De Cecco, Editor."--From title page.

Description: pages: black and white illustrations, facsimiles. “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is no more. The military’s longstanding ban on openly gay and lesbian servicemembers officially expired at a.m. EDT earlier today. Congress passed a repeal. The " Lavender Scare " was a moral panic about homosexual people in the United States government and their mass dismissal from government service.

It contributed to and paralleled the anti-communist campaign known as McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare. Gay men and lesbians were said to be national security risks and communist sympathizers. Military service is mandatory, even for women.

And in this country, women’s rights are virtually non-existent. They have to deal with that grim reality on top of the malnutrition and poor. The early s were also the era of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” and those looking to keep openly gay soldiers out of the service echoed the foes of racial and gender integration of the : Heather Stur.

The Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of was a monumental piece of legislation for our military and for gay and lesbian service members, but the bill did not firmly put an end to. The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy can be better understood in historical context. A historical perspective is also relevant to comparing policies toward service by gay and lesbian personnel and policies affecting racial minorities, mainly African Americans.

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Proposed Military Pay Raise The White House has proposed a % pay. In that series, “West Point Lesbian Culture ,” Miller exposes what many vets and LGBT advocates have already suspected: There are plenty of gays and lesbians already in the : Adam Weinstein.A dense examination of the complexity of lesbian identity.

Card (Philosophy/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Feminist Ethics, not reviewed) introduces Lesbian Choices as the result of learning ``to speak with [her] own voice as a lesbian feminist philosopher with a certain set of histories.'' While the subject of this volume is highly personal to Card and is born from her identity as ``a semi.