Tag Archive | Joe Ousalice

UK: British LGBT+ veterans say return of medals taking too long

UK: British LGBT+ veterans say return of medals taking too long

British LGBT+ veterans, dismissed from the armed forces because of their sexuality, will find out this week how to get back their confiscated medals, but some ex-servicemen said the government had taken too long to make the announcement. The defence ministry said in November 2019 that all veterans, who had lost their jobs due to […]

UK: LGBT navy veteran to get medals back and apology

UK: LGBT navy veteran to get medals back and apology

A bisexual British veteran, who was kicked out of the navy because of his sexuality, is set to become the first of many to get his medals back, and an apology from the British military for the way he was treated. Joe Ousalice, 68, had served for almost 18 years as a radio operator, when […]

UK: Navy veteran fired for bisexuality sues for return of medals

UK: Navy veteran fired for bisexuality sues for return of medals

A navy veteran, who spent 18 years fighting for Britain, said on Wednesday he is suing the government to get back medals that were removed when he was fired for being bisexual in 1993. Joe Ousalice, a radio operator who served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East, had his Long Service and […]