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Poster for the Observance of LGBTQ+ Veterans
HIV is a viral disease which affects the immune system, and causes AIDS. In 1981, the HIV/AIDS epidemic hit the United States, disproportionately affecting the LGBTQ+ community. LGBTQ+ veterans, who were equally sickened by the disease, used their [...]
Item Type: Item_2812
Historical Eras: Postwar America (1946-1975), Contemporary US (1976 to the present)
Military Adopts "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
In 1994, the military adopted a new policy regarding LGBTQ+ service members: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. In the past, military regulations stated that homosexuality or other LGBTQ+ identites necessitated an immediate discharge from military service. [...]
Item Type: Government Document
Historical Era: Contemporary US (1976 to the present)
Background Essay on the LGBTQ+ Community and the Military
This essay outlines broad trends in LGBTQ+ American history and traces the evolution of LGBTQ+ people’s involvement in and relationship with the United States military.
Item Type: Article/Essay
Historical Eras: Revolution and New Nation (1751-1815), Antebellum America (1816-1860), Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1877), Industrialization and Expansion (1877-1913), Modern America (1914-1929), Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945), Postwar America (1946-1975), Contemporary US (1976 to the present)