The ban on openly gay and lesbian US troops ends today (20th September 2011), after nearly two decades. The law, known as Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, allowed gays and lesbians to serve in the military if they kept their sexual orientation a secret.
I know this does not really have anything much, to do with me. Since I am not American or for that matter in the military. But I was reading a news article on the Pink News website. About a young airman that came out to his father via the telephone and broadcast a webcam recording of the event on YouTube.
You may not want to read the comments about the vlog on YouTube, since all the anti-gay people are posting lots of crap.