CNN Evening News for Saturday, Apr 26, 2003
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Servicemembers Legal Defense Network Sharra Greer and same sex partner “Brian” about what it’s like for homosexual servicemembers deployed overseas and their partners who remain at home. [On the phone, “BRIAN” – says he feels robbed when he sees joyful homecomings because he’s not allowed to hug his partner; says his partner loves what he does but there are a lot of inequities; comments on cryptic correspondences while apart.] [GREER – comments on decreasing discharges during armed conflicts; states that asking people to serve in silence is fundamentally wrong; comments on Britain’s policy of allowing open homosexuality in the military.]
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