The Washington Monthly. While the US military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy was rescinded in allowing open service by gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members, transgender people are still barred from entering the US military.
Article 92 of the Military Penal Code categorizes sexual relations between members of the same sex as "sexual harassment", regardless of whether it is consensual.
National Public Radio. In both cases, opponents contended that integration would lead to reductions in military efficiency, spread sexually transmitted diseases, increase sexual harassment and fraternization, violate physical privacy, and destroy order and discipline.
LGBT soldiers are often victims of verbal and physical violence and for the most part, commanders ignore the phenomenon. Mike and Abe were to mentor me on how to survive as a gay serviceman.
Ministry of Defence has no internal rules regard LGBT persons, but it follows regulation at the state level which explicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Palm Center. The Mexican Armed Forces ' policy on sexual orientation is ambiguous, leaving homosexual soldiers in a "legal limbo".
Retrieved 2 June During World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, the military defined homosexuality as a mental defect and officially barred homosexuals from serving based on medical criteria.
By contrast, countries near the bottom of the index show the lack of aspiration to promote greater inclusion of the LGBT military personnel. May 15, Despite this, studies suggest that the propensity of trans individuals to serve in the US military is as much as twice that as cisgender individuals.
London: Telegraph. S for violating the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy amounted to more than million dollars.