Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial Day: Remembering Leonard Matlovich

Via The Bilerico Project:

Memorial Day: Remembering Leonard Matlovich: "

'When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.'

-- Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich was a Vietnam War veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Matlovich was the first gay service member to fight the ban on gays in the military. The quote above is written on his tombstone.



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