Friday, March 4, 2011

Reichen Lehmkuhl, author of "Here's What We'll Say, Growing up, Coming Out, and the U.S. Air Force Academy" Thurs March 10, 9PM EST

"Here's What We'll Say" is a book, based on a true
story, exposing a culture of hatred, division,
humiliation, and death at our United States Service
Academies. Read about a group of young men
and women who found themselves forced into the
reality of living among a secret underground
society, by the age of 18. Find out why and how
cadets who are attending your United States
Service academies are coping with the continued
ban on the open and honest military service of gay

Why did Reichen have "Here's what we'll say"
inscribed on the inside of his air force academy
class ring? Why did numerous others do the

Each and every day, your tax dollars fund the
operations of the United States Air Force
Academy; training young men and women to join
the most elite fighting force in the world: your
United States Air Force. Those same tax dollars
are thrown away on a daily basis with the ruthless
hunting and expulsion of young people who have
trained and served honorably. Cadets who
actually make it through the Air Force Academy
succeed through a training program that they may
have once thought impossible to complete.

Read the gripping, revolutionary, and shocking
story of a group of cadets who faced struggles far
beyond that of following orders and making it,
safely, to graduation day.

Join me on Thursday, March 10, 2011 @9PM EST

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