Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Jill C. Wheeler
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 153217232X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172328
  • DDC: 355.008664
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book looks at enlisted LGBTQ people and legislation that made their experience in the US military difficult. It also discusses how LGBTQ soldiers served during times of war but were often discharged for their gender identity or sexuality after the war. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: New Administration.
2: LGBTQ Soldiers in the 1700 and 1800s.
3: LGBTQ Soldiers In The World Wars.
4: Wars of the Late 1900s.
5: Fighting Back and Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
6: The War on Terror and Repeal of DADT.
7: Life as an LGBTQ Soldier.
8: The Future of LGBTQ People in the Military.
9: Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.