READ: A Heartbreaking Letter Of Lost Love Between Two Gay WWII GIs

Long before the days of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — and its subsequent repeal — Dave and Brian fell in love against the backdrop of World War II. In this letter, originally published in a 1961 issue of One magazine, Brian Keith recalls the fleeting romance that changed his life.


Letter courtesy of ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries


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