Black People : Sgt Outed By Police and Discharged

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    Lesbian sgt. discharged after police tell military
    By TIMBERLY ROSS (AP) – 5 days ago

    Former Air Force sergeant Jene (jeh-NAY') Newsome says she played by the rules. She never told anyone in the military that she was a lesbian.

    But Newsome was discharged earlier this year under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" law after Rapid City, S.D., police officers saw an Iowa marriage license in her home and told the Ellsworth Air Force Base.

    The police were at Newsome's home in November with an arrest warrant for her partner, who was wanted on theft charges in Alaska.

    Newsome and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a complaint against the department claiming police invaded her privacy....