Secret Service: Untold Stories Of Lesbians In The Military

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Alyson Publications, May 1, 2005 - Social Science - 305 pages
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Although 79 percent of Americans support allowing gay and lesbian troops to serve openly, the military continues to hunt down and discharge qualified service members. This series of profiles of lesbian service members shows the flaws in the assertion that allowing gay and lesbian service members to serve openly and with honor will cause a breakdown of morale and unit cohesion.

Zsa Zsa Gershick served as a reservist in the US Army from 1978 to 1982. She is the author of "Gay Old Girls," as well as a series of articles for "The Texas Observer" and "The Texas Triangle" profiling high-achieving service members discharged for being gay. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Gershick has collected interviews with women who have served our country well, got good ratings, did a good job and had the desire to serve. Why do we still have a prohibition against individuals we need simply because of their sexual orientation? Read full review

Contents

Shirley Geiling i
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Wendi Goodman
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Lance Cpl Rhonnie
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About the author (2005)

Gershick has been a journalist, writing instructor, and public speaker on gay and lesbian issues. She is the public information officer for the University of Southern California News Service.

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