gay soldiersGays in the military who participate in a new survey about repealing "don't ask, don't tell" could be discharged for outing themselves, a legal advocacy group warns. The Pentagon denies that respondents would run any such risk.
The survey, which Pentagon researchers have begun emailing to 200,000 active-duty and 200,000 reserve members, asks how letting gays serve openly in the military would affect morale, according to a video report by CNN. The network says it obtained a leaked version of the document.
The survey asks whether a repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" would cause a service member to reconsider military service. It also asks how serving under an openly gay commander would affect morale, and how troops would feel sharing a bathroom or open-air shower with an openly gay comrade.Read More »from Pentagon’s survey on gays raises fears of outing