Danica Kirka of the Associated Press writes a brilliant account about two particular military officers in the UK who were forced to serve in silence in order to serve their country until the toxic policy of discrimination (similar to the bigoted policy in the United States) against patriotic Gay and Lesbian military personel was overturned in the UK.
She writes: "....For years, he had led a double life.
(Lt. Cmdr.) Jones joined the navy at 1989, eager for adventure, and got his wish. He intercepted drug dealers in the Caribbean, dropped from helicopters, served in the Shatt-al-Arab waterway dividing Iraq and Iran, tracked arms into Northern Ireland.
Then, at 25, he met Adam Mason, the man who would become his partner. Suddenly, he had something to hide."...
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