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Surviving the Silence

The Unexpected Story of Col. Pat Thompson

In 1989, U.S. Army Col. Margarethe (Grethe) Cammermeyer was undergoing a routine security clearance interview when she said four simple words, “I am a lesbian.” At the time, she was a highly decorated nurse and war hero on track to becoming a general. The admission started an intense investigation and highly publicized discharge proceedings …
At the center of those proceedings was Col. Patsy Thompson who in 1992 was a decorated Army nurse, only two years away from retirement.

MCC elects new moderator

Beyond the Carolinas

Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) elected Rev. Elder Cecilia Eggleston as their new moderator for a six-year term at the church body’s General Conference XXVII held recently.