Gay pride groups appear at U. Active-duty troops and veterans march in the San Diego gay pride parade last July. Coast Guard cadets formed a gay-straight alliance group at the academy At the U. Military Academy at West Point, cadets are forming a Spectrum student group. In the six months since the repeal of the U.
Gay pride groups appear at U.S. military academies
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Air Force Academy today graduated its first group of openly gay cadets. As President Obama addressed the graduates, no rainbow flags could be seen on display. The LGBT students couldn't be picked out of the crowd of white and blue. But gay and lesbian advocates, academy alums, school officials and current students said they were there. Heller said her group had connected with at least four members of the class of receiving diplomas today who had come out publicly as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Conversations with dozens of current academy students and some new graduates presented a picture of a smooth transition from the military's ban on openly gay service members serving to the repeal of that ban. I haven't heard anyone say, 'I hate this.
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The fleet is in! Two obvious questions, neither of which has an obvious answer, leap to mind immediately. Were these photos at least the unposed ones, of which there are many surreptitiously made?
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