Ministry of Defense Must Pay Up

British Lesbian Soldier Wins Harassment Case

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Kerry Fletcher is “over the moon” after hearing that she will receive £400,000 from England’s Ministry of Defense:

A lesbian soldier stands to receive more than £400,000 in compensation from the Ministry of Defense after a tribunal ruled that she had been subjected to a campaign of sexual harassment by a male sergeant.

Lance Bombardier Kerry Fletcher, 31, had told how she was pestered for sex by the unnamed sergeant, who she claimed was a known womaniser.

Though still a full-time employee of the army, Fletcher says she’ll put in her notice over the next few weeks. She’s going to need time to count all that money!

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3 Comments

  • alan brickman

    and you wonder why people don’t want gays in the military…

  • Bill Perdue

    Hurrah for Lance Bombardier Kerry Fletcher. Each time corporate, religious or government bigots are sued or punished for abuse or discrimination it’s a victory for GLBT folk and our allies – women, minorities, immigrants, trade unionists, etc. The harsher the punishment the better the result because it sends a signal that such behavior is unacceptable.

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