And couldn’t come any sooner. We need willing and able soldiers of any stripe, and anyone who thinks the sexual orientation of any one soldier is going to affect the performance of any other soldier ought to check in with the many, many militaries around the world that allow openly homosexual soldiers serve and ask them how that exercise is going (hint: pretty damn good.)
Here’s my favorite quote on the topic from a special operations soldier:
We have a gay guy [in the unit]. He’s big, he’s mean, and he kills lots of bad guys. No one cared that he was gay.
(Hat tip on the quote: the Daily Dish)