Editor’s Note: Please welcome a new contributor, Jamie. She starts off her work with Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents with a post introducing herself and delving right into a frontburner issue. – Sue The quote from Upton Sinclair that: “it is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding […]
I am a transgender woman, lesbian, and Army retiree that lives in Pittsburgh. During my service I was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal Twice, the Army Commendation Medal Four times, and the Army Achievement Medal eight times. I was the Distinguished Honor Graduate at both my Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer courses. I retired as a Sergeant First Class. I will not rest until the U.S. military allows transgender persons to serve.