Kameny gets an apology from feds for firing

06/26/2009 | Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

Pioneering activist Frank Kameny, who in 1957 was fired from his federal civil service job for being gay, has received an official apology from John Berry, the out director of the Office of Personnel Management, on behalf of the U.S. government. "Please accept our apology for the consequences of the previous policy of the United States government," Berry writes in the letter.

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