Fighting for Clearance: SoCal, the Military Industrial Complex, and Gay Liberation or Your Weekly Reminder to enter The Grad Student Blog Contest

Security clearances have been a topic of great controversy in recent months. The process of issuing access to government secrets has always been opaque, but for decades it was also discriminatory. In 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower issued executive order #10450, which banned homosexuals from government employment and labeled them a threat to national security. “Throughout […]

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