The " gay bomb " and " halitosis bomb " are formal names for two non-lethal psychochemical weapons that a United States Air Force research laboratory speculated about producing. The theories involve discharging female sex pheromones over enemy forces in order to make them sexually attracted to each other. The research and notion today is largely ridiculed for the bizarre idea, as well as the non-effects of turning combatants or subjects gay. In the Wright Laboratory in Ohio , a predecessor to today's United States Air Force Research Laboratory , produced a three-page proposal on a variety of possible nonlethal chemical weapons, which was later obtained by the Sunshine Project through a Freedom of Information Act request. No well-controlled scientific studies have ever been published suggesting the possibility of pheromones causing rapid behavioral changes in humans. Some body spray advertisers claim that their products contain human sexual pheromones which act as an aphrodisiac.
A Gay Soldier's Story
No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons - Prisoners' Voices
I have known my friend "James" for 10 years. We are close. We attend the same school and church. Our religion is against gay marriage. A few days ago, I was on Facebook but it was logged into my friend "Tiffany's" account.
Egypt: Security Forces Abuse, Torture LGBT People
In October , I attended a pop concert against my parents' wishes. By the end of the night I had been gang raped in circumstances similar to those alleged by the year-old girl accusing several men, including Premiership footballers, of raping her at the Grosvenor House hotel. The men who raped me weren't celebrities and they weren't even rich. In reality they were nobodies.
Armed forces. These are the voices explaining what it has been like to be a gay man 1 in the American military over the previous seventy or so years, from World War II veterans in their late eighties to young servicemen on active duty. How we got here: In , many people thought that the discrimination was nearly over. This was presented as a kind of victory for the forces of progress—you were no longer excluded from serving—but it could instead be seen as solidifying discrimination.