Readers may remember the story of the gay soldier who in the lead up to the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) has been making a video diary talking about his experiences. Now, showing his face for the first time, the active duty soldier has recorded a new video in which he makes a very important phone call.
The soldier, whose video diary series has made national news and gone international through the blogosphere, was finally able to show his face in this video as Tuesday marks the repeal of the military’s ban on openly gay service personnel.
Watch below as the very nervous young man comes out in a phone call to his father. Please note there are a couple of swears so use your discretion:
Want more DADT repeal info? Click here for the LGBT Morning Mix that today is focusing on DADT’s demise.
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