A Gay Soldier's Story by petertatchell. There was none of the later homophobic uproar about gays undermining military discipline and effectiveness. Close to death from malnutrition, Private Cave was liberated after the Japanese surrender and repatriated to Britain in October You could say he did a lot to maintain gay men story unit's morale. I am glad I served but I am angry that military homophobia was allowed to wreck so many lives for over 50 years after we gave our all for a freedom that gay gay men story were denied", said Cave.
A Gay Soldier's Story
Cave's experience was typical of the sudden relaxed attitude towards gay men story and gays in the services. Cave recalls that neither the top brass nor fellow soldiers showed any concern about gay enlistees. He was well liked. Of these, it's likely that at leastwere gay or bisexual based on projections from the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles which found that six per cent of men report having had homosexual experiences.
Find out how you can use this. It was not until that homosexual men gay men women were finally allowed to serve in the armed forces. Private Dudley Cave nearly lost his life to help safeguard a democracy that continued to treat him and his fellow homosexuals story second class citizens. Luckily, after a bad bout of malaria, he was sent back to Singapore and remained in Changi Prison until the end of the war. He was well liked.