Lesbian Sergeant Discharged After Cops Tell Military

The military's controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy often takes an unexpected turn when third parties report a gay service members' sexual orientation, resulting in honorable discharge. Call it, "Don't Ask, We'll Tell" as was the case with African American Air Force sergeant Jene Newsome. The 28-year-old Newsome had always hidden her sexual orientation until South Dakota police found a marriage certificate at her home and 'outed' her to the military, which responded by honorably discharging her. Newsome and the American Civil Liberties Union have now filed a complaint against the police department claiming a violation of privacy... Read More: How "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Affects Black WomenFemale Veterans PTSD Goes UntreatedObama Policy Adviser Speaks on Gay Marriage


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