After countless men and women have been keeping their sexual orientation a secret and after a heated debate the 18 year old “don’t ask, don’t tell” law has been repealed. The repeal went into effect at 12:01am this morning. For the first time in almost 20 years, the men and women in the US military are now free to declare their sexual orientation without risking their military careers.
For a first-hand look, on this first day of freedom, check out this video of a soldier telling his father he is gay for the first time. I was moved watching this soldier come out to his father, what impression did the video have on you?