First Published in 1996. From 1980 to 1990 nearly 17,000 service members were discharged from the military because of their homosexuality. This book places the debate of homosexual military service in its historical, theoretical, and political context. Timely and compelling, with all the court options in the highly published cases of Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer, Gay Rights, Military Wrongs, reports on the state of prejudice and discrimination facing today's homosexual military personnel and their prospects for future equality.

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Part I: The Policy Context

chapter 1|44 pages

Race-ing and Gendering the Military Closet

ByFrancine D 'Amico

chapter 3|38 pages

Military Women: Casualties of the Armed Forces' War on Lesbians and Gay Men

ByMichelle M. Benecke, Kirstin S. Dodge

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Part II: Policy Analysis

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Part III: Policy Implications