Transexual US SF colonel discriminated against....

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    The former US SF Colonel

    Her bio

    Starting a new life and searching for a new career isn't easy, but Diane Schroer, a highly-decorated veteran, is no stranger to a challenge. Schroer was an Airborne Ranger qualified Special Forces officer who completed over 450 parachute jumps, received numerous decorations including the Defense Superior Service Medal, and was hand-picked to head up a classified national security operation. She began taking steps to transition from male to female shortly after retiring as a Colonel after 25 years of distinguished service in the Army.

    The origin of the story (2005)

    http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/TS/Employment/LOC%20withdraws%20job%20offer.html

    The ruling of the court (last week)

    http://questioningtransphobia.wordpress.com/2008/09/19/court-rules-in-diane-schroers-favor/

    Poor soul...
     
  2. Its a crazy, crazy world...
     
  3. Bouillabaisse

    Bouillabaisse LE Book Reviewer

    What is it about sneaky beaky SF types that they end up this way? There was that 6ft+ one of Them a few years ago. Do they practice dressing up as women as part of covert ops and just get the taste?

    You have to wonder why they didn't just join the RM in the first place

    I know its just team bonding, Royal. Just joking
     
  4. Whats the score with medals, when you were awarded them as a bloke, with one name, and then change to being classed as a woman with a different name?
    Could it wear them, even though they were not its? in theory anyway.



    I use the word "It" as personally I dont agree with all this sort of bollix.
     
  5. Mr_Fingerz

    Mr_Fingerz LE Book Reviewer

    I never realised that there were so many clinical psychologists, specialising in gender dysphoria issues, posting on arrse.
     
  6. It appears that there's a whole fcking club dedicated to 'em

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  7. That's the point isn't it? - No bollix
     
  8. Got one at my unit...just odd..very odd
     

  9. I love the shopping section of that website, it's crammed full of highly desirable items....

    http://www.cafepress.com/tava

    Good find though...
     
  10. Any slingbacks in slut red size 12? Not for me, I'm asking for Legs.
     
  11. God I'm glad the US Forces haven't gone down that road yet. :roll:

    I can only imagine the impact to morale and unit cohesion when one's "it" Platoon Commander brings "it's" date to the Marine Corps Ball. :roll:

    "When I joined the USAF, homosexuality was prohibited. Now it's authorized. I'm leaving before it's mandatory." --retiring USAF colonel
     
  12. Bloody horror show.
     
  13. just spilt my coffee - fcuking funny.
     
  14. Yank SF must attract a certain type just been reading about a Colonel Michael Aquino of the Green Berets, Congressional Advisor on Spec Ops who also was a satanic high priest who ran human sacrifice rings apparently with the knowledge of his superiors, try googling Aquino Satanist Special Forces ..one scary looking fella