Mike Yost

Biography

Mike Yost was honorably discharged from the US Air Force in February 2001, after serving in Operation Southern Watch in Kuwait. He left the Christian church during his military service and came out as a gay man in 2003. He is currently the spokesperson for OUT Armed Forces, a nonprofit asking LGBT active-duty and veterans to come out to help military personnel successfully and safely serve openly in the US Armed Forces. He holds a Master’s degree in Humanities (Literature/Philosophy) and a Bachelor's in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Denver. He lives in Colorado with his partner, Dave, his cat, and his tarantula.

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Books

Remnants of Light
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Two soldiers form an unlikely friendship: Kevin, a fervent optimist, and Mark, a cynical pseudo-philosopher. When they are captured, their time as POWs tests every instinct for survival. Only one returns. Maimed physically and emotionally, he is discharged under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. The aftermath exposes the struggles intertwined with American politics, Christian faith, and gay rights.

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