It's not easy to come out of the closet, but imagine doing that when you're in the Army.
On Tuesday's Up to Date, we talk with an African-American veteran about the challenges he faced and the added difficulties of navigating the now-defunct Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.
- Rob Smith, author of Closets, Combat and Coming Out: Coming of Age as a Gay Man in the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Army.
HEAR MORE: Rob Smith speaks at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference at the Kansas City Convention Center. For more information, click here.