The Human Dimension

September 19, 2012, 7:49 pm

So I posted the scholarly study about the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” but this Navy Times article does a nice job with the human side of things:

In December, a lesbian sailor won the right to the coveted “first kiss” when the Oak Hill returned to port in Virginia after 80 days at sea. The crowd on hand to welcome the ship screamed in delight and waved flags as Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta shared a kiss with her partner, Citlalic Snell — a moment captured in a YouTube clip that drew 1.5 million viewers.

The clip:

And the local news channel:

Ask, tell.

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