Gays and Lesbians in the Military
Rear Admiral Alan Steinman, the former Surgeon General of the Coast Guard, spoke at the 2007 Log Cabin Republicans National Convention, co-sponsored by the Liberty Education Forum.
Retired Admiral Steinman, one of the highest-ranking openly gay military officials to speak out against the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, talked about efforts to end the policy that discriminates against gay and lesbian service members. He also talked about his own experiences of hiding his homosexuality as he rose in the ranks of the Coast Guard. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.
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