WCQ389 Lee Reinhart, Discharged from the Military under DADT

Host: Amy Matheny with Mitchell Fain

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Guest - Lee "Radar Man" Reinhart, discharged from the US Navy due to Don't Ask, Don't Tell, joins Amy on the Queercast. Lee shares his story about coming out to his family, going into and serving in the US Navy, re-enlisting into the Coast Guard after 911 then being discharged for being gay. He also discusses how straight service members feel about serving with gays, explains his understanding of the role of Judge Virginia Philips in the DADT story and his opinion of Obama's stance on it.  Lee will be speaking at the Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights.  For more information visit

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Music Featured on This Queercast: Bruno Mars - "Just the Way You Are" and Kyle Puccia - "Message"

Photo Credit Lee Reinhart



Jordan Nussbaum: Amy, I served with Lee while he was in the Navy, thank you for giving him a public voice to share his experiences and promote the truth behind the patriotic Americans from the LGBT community who serve to defend us. As a straight man I will stand behind the repeal of this unacceptable law. Jordan


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