It was early November Listen to America. But those reports appeared to surprise some of the ship's crew, who had not seen American TV or newspapers since the vessel put out to sea from Sasebo on Oct. It reads: Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. View all New York Times newsletters. The Navy investigator who interrogated Helvey testified that Helvey "said he hated homosexuals.
I later learned that Allen feared for his life and was subjected to homophobic remarks.
He said he had reported the incident to the ship's legal officer the next morning, but "nothing happened. Eastman said today that he had been assaulted the night before Mr. The young Japanese girlfriends seen around the town on the arms of sailors do not work in the bars.
According to several of his friends, Schindler had complained repeatedly of anti-gay harassment to his chain of command in March and Aprilciting incidents such as the gluing-shut of his locker and frequent comments from shipmates such as "There's a faggot on this ship and he should die".