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Global Perspective: Who Says I Can't...Serve?

Wed., May 4 at 9 p.m. on WAMU 88.5 and 88.3 Ocean City; Thur., May 5 at 12 p.m. on Intersection 88.5-3

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The New Zealand Navy might be small, but it's known for punching above its weight. The Navy also prides itself on being somewhat progressive – even in matters considered taboo in other jurisdictions.

Radio New Zealand shares the story of a gay naval officer, Lieutenant-Commander Kevin Sanderson.  Along with other Gay and Lesbian Defense personnel, Kevin is able to serve his country, thanks to the Navy’s policy on 'sexual diversity.'

Produced and presented by Mike Gourley. Photo courtesy of Mike Gourley and Radio New Zealand.

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