GLBT Military Service Subject of New Historical Exhibit

It’s slain San Francisco Supervisor and gay rights icon Harvey Milk, who served in the Navy on the U.S.S. Chanticleer during the Korean War.

Said curator Steve Estes: “Our target audience is not just the gay community. If we forget the long history of gay military service, then we are less likely to view gays and lesbians as full citizens, deserving of civil rights and equal protection of the law.”

More from the San Francisco Chronicle….

Out Ranks: GLBT Military Service from WWII to the Iraq War [official site]

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