Sunday, 17 February 2008

74: Gays in the Military 1993 - Uncle Sam

In the late 60s, Skip Williamson can draw a distinctly flaming “Auntie Sam” to illustrate the issue of gays in the army. Some 25 years on it’s now more a matter of shame on the part of the heterosexuals rather than shame for gays. The icon of army recruitment is turned on its head to highlight the issue of discrimination. The only joke about sexual recruiting is at the expense of the wingnuts.

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