Though ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ had been repealed since, they still experienced difficulties being openly together.
‘We came into the Army quite aware that we were gay way before joining. It definitely still had a stigma when we were in. Really the treatment varied. One sergeant that we had was on a lesbian witch hunt, while another protected us. Overall though, it wasn’t a major issue,’ said Turner
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