JD Smith

Co-Director, Outserve

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Co-Director of Outserve, the underground network of active duty LGBT military personnel, he uses a pseudonym

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Last month, Federal Judge Virginia Phillips  declared  that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" deprives gays and lesbians of equal rights under the Constitution, and further deprives the military…

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' on a Legal Rollercoaster

Last month, Federal Judge Virginia Phillips declared that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" deprives gays and lesbians of equal rights under the Constitution, and further deprives the military…

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