Larry Goldsmith is a historian and a former reporter for Gay Community News (Boston, Massachusetts), and has been active in anti-war, labor, and LGBT organizations since the late 1970s. He lives in Mexico City, and teaches at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and El Colegio de México. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Bradley Manning: Rich Man's War, Poor (Gay) Man's Fight
A poor, young gay man from the rural South joins the U.S. Army under pressure from his father, and because it's the only way left to pay for a college education. He is sent to Iraq, where he is tormented by fellow soldiers who entertain themselves watching "war porn" videos of drone and helicopter attacks on civilians.