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Equality in the American Military: They all wear green and they’d all bleed red::Release Dorothy

October 30, 2010

Cox from The Citadel says that acceptance of gays in uniform challenges ideas about strength and manhood that are entrenched in military culture, more so than the expanding military roles for women since the draft ended in 1973. For any minority group facing discrimination, Cox said, military service has been seen as a major step toward equality.via CBS News Mobile Story Details.

The difference is that gays, when they so choose, can ‘hide’ among their fellow heterosexual consituents.  African-American’s, women, and other minorities can’t.   It’s one more reason to live your life out and proud of being who you are!

 A 1925 Army War College study  concluded black men lacked the courage, intelligence and leadership skills for combat, so training them as pilots was out of the question. 

A broken record argument still used today in various forms to defend DADT… American’s it seems never learn….

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