First, many of our allies already have GLBT service members that we work with in field and office settings. This does not impact our ability to have unit cohesion.
- Most of the ones who react negatively to GLBT service are older retired people and not those in the trenches. The young people have different value systems that are not hate based.
Second, when GLBT members can serve openly then the ability of others to blackmail or pressure them to provide information will decrease… Continue