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Mr Winchell's death became the subject of a film in 2003, Soldier's Girl.The murder also resulted in a formal review and subsequent end to the US's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy – in which gay and lesbian Americans could remain in the military if they did not openly declare their sexual orientation."We have changed the laws now but we still have to change the hearts of everyone involved," Addams said.She didn't feel comfortable declaring a place there.Instead she took a seat in the media room across the street, where a reporter asked if she could identify the dead soldier's boyfriend.Women were not allowed to wear make-up or colour their hair," she told Jane Hutcheon on One Plus One."Wearing gold was vanity, so my parents did not wear wedding rings."It was just a strange way to grow up." Discouraged from college because her parents believed "education led one away from God", Addams later joined the Navy.She served in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm as a specialist medic taking care of sailors, marines and prisoners of war.She is in Australia for the first time as part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival, culminating in this weekend's parade.
An emotional Addams says her heart is still broken 15 years after the incident.
American actress and transgender activist Calpernia Addams is a woman of many talents who has fought for justice on many levels.
Born male, she served as a specialist combat medic with the US Navy and Marines before beginning her sex transition.
but we also need the artists and the personalities and the human faces to reach out through media, film, television, music," she said."And that's my talent I hope ...
to show people we're not scary and we're not perverts …