Conduct Unbecoming: Gays & Lesbians in the U.S. Military by Randy Shilts

By Randy Shilts

The bestselling writer of the definitive background of the AIDS epidemic, And the Band performed On, presents the main thorough research but of where of homosexual women and men within the US military

released through the related 12 months the yankee army instituted Don’t Ask, Don’t inform, and eighteen years sooner than President Barack Obama repealed it, Conduct Unbecoming is a landmark paintings of social justice and a searing indictment of the army establishment’s old bigotry towards its homosexual servicemen and ladies. Randy Shilts’s eye-opening e-book describes the bravery, either unprecedented and daily, not just of homosexual infantrymen all through historical past, but additionally of homosexual women and men serving in our glossy army. With every one anecdote and research, Shilts systematically dismantles the arguments opposed to permitting gays to serve within the military.

straight away a background of the yank army and an account of the homosexual rights circulation, Conduct Unbecoming is a striking testomony to the development accomplished for gays within the military—and a revealing examine how some distance we've but to move.

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