Lesbian Cadet Who Quit West Point Starts Anew At Yale

11/01/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Juliana Hanle Yale Daily News

When Katie Miller '12 met her suitemates last week, she had to introduce herself with a reporter from The Hartford Courant in tow.

Miller transferred to Morse College this year from the United States Military Academy at West Point in reaction to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, which bans service members from openly displaying their homosexual orientation or homosexual behaviors. Miller, who identifies as a lesbian, said she wanted her resignation to have an impact, and since she posted her resignation letter on an anonymous blog she had been keeping since May, her story has drawn national attention.

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