Coming Out Under Fire Poster

Release Date: May 27th, 1994

DVD Release Date: June 14th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
During World War II, U.S. military policy regarding gay and lesbian soldiers is unforgiving. Director Arthur Dong's look into these policies reveals the harsh punishments inflicted on homosexual soldiers, which included dishonorable discharges that prevented the collection of benefits. This documentary focuses on nine members of the armed forces, using interviews and clips to explore sexual repression in the military and the possible punishments these soldiers could face.

Cast: Salome Jens

Director: Arthur Dong

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Soldier, 1940s, Fascinating, Love, Sacrifice