1. Air Force 1st Lt. Josh Seefried: "When ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ existed,  everyone was assumed to be straight. The discrimination  was invisible. So when you were kicking out someone from the military,  everyone got to turn an eye to it. But now that there’s actually openly  gay troops, that’s visible. And it’s very different how gay troops are  being treated than straight troops.” View in High-Res

    Air Force 1st Lt. Josh Seefried: "When ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ existed, everyone was assumed to be straight. The discrimination was invisible. So when you were kicking out someone from the military, everyone got to turn an eye to it. But now that there’s actually openly gay troops, that’s visible. And it’s very different how gay troops are being treated than straight troops.”

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  1. I have not received one single homophobic reaction from the people I work with or back with the people on base.

    — Air Force 1st Lt. Josh Seefried came out publicly on September 20th, 2011 — the day “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was officially repealed. On today’s Fresh Air, Seefried and his partner 1st Lt. Karl Johnson talk about what it’s like to be one of the first openly gay couples in the U.S. military.

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