Panel with four women who were in the military from 1946 until 1980 including Judy Grahn, author of "The Common Woman Poems"; Pat Bond from the film "Word is Out"; Sharon Isabel, author of "Yesterday's Lessons"; Debra DeBont of the Women Veterans Information Network; and moderated by Sabrina Sojourner. Topics include inspiration to join the military, how lesbianism is approached by the services, racism and class-ism in the military, the straight/lesbian split, the poverty draft, the women from the Norton Sound. Contains some comments from listeners. One word of sensitive language. Produced by Karla Tonella.
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