This Infantryman's same-sex relationship led to his demise and sparked a movement.
His girlfriend broke up with him while he was serving in the Army.
Rumors of his involvement with a transgender dancer he met at a club led to nonstop harassment and teasing from other soldiers.
He met Calpernia Addams, a transgender person, and the two began to date.
His death sparked outrage nationwide and made the government rethink Bill Clinton's policy of Don't Ask Don't Tell.