Saturday, June 20, 2009

Historic Homo

There have been efforts to canonize Dr. Thomas Dooley (who, before his early death at age 34, established clinics and hospitals in South East Asia - reputedly inspiring John F. Kennedy to launch the Peace Corps), as a Catholic saint; this would be most interesting, in light of his forced resignation from the Navy in 1956 due to his homosexuality. The more things change, the more they stay the same...

Read a fascinating article about Dr. Dooley here.

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