Sexual orientation and military service

The LGBT Military Index is an index created by The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies that uses 19 indicative policies and best practices to rank over 100 countries on the inclusion of lesbi...
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Do Israel's New Fighter Jets Mean Stealth Is Going Out Of Style?
For decades, military planners have touted the age of the stealth airplane. But an order for new jets from the Israeli Air Force tells us it may all be coming to an end. Israel just did something a we...
Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn't Call Elton John
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LGBT policy in the Canadian military
LGBT policy in the Canadian military has changed in the course of the 20th century from being socially repressive to being socially accepted.
In May 1967, due to the passing of the CF Reorganizati...
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Israel Defense Forces
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; Hebrew: צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל  Tzva Hahagana LeYisra'el , lit. "The Army of Defense for Israel", Arabic: جيش الدفاع الإسرائيلي‎), commonly kn...
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LGBT policy in the Military of the Netherlands
In 1974, the Netherlands was the first country to ban discrimination against gays in the military.
On March 18, 2010, after U.S. President Obama announced that he wanted to put an end to the Don't...
LGBT rights in Russia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in privat...
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LGBT rights in the United Kingdom
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the United Kingdom have evolved dramatically over time though still vary slightly by jurisdiction in the four nations of the United Kingdom.Befo...
Sexual orientation and the United States military
The United States military excluded gay men and lesbians from service from its origins until 2011. The military consistently held the official view that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ...
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Germany-Israel relations
Germany–Israel relations refers to the diplomatic relationship between Israel and Germany. At first, Israel refused to establish relations with Germany due to the Hitler regime's genocide of 6 million...
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Conscription in Israel
Conscription exists in Israel for all Israeli citizens over the age of 18, although non-Druze Arab citizens of Israel are exempt; other exceptions are made on religious, physical or psychological grou...
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Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn't Call Elton John
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Colin Turnbull
Colin Macmillan Turnbull (November 23, 1924 – July 28, 1994) was a British-American anthropologist who came to public attention with the popular books The Forest People (on the Mbuti Pygmies of Zaire)...
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Stephen Donaldson (activist)
Stephen Donaldson (July 27, 1946 – July 18, 1996), born Robert Anthony Martin, Jr and also known by the pseudonym Donny the Punk, was an American bisexual political activist. He is best known for his ...
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List of LGBT military and veteran organizations
The following is a list of existing and defunct organizations concerned with the advancement of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender servicemembers and veterans of national armed forces.
Blue Alliance
The Blue Alliance is an American non-profit organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Alumni of the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Blue Alliance is an ind...
Ages of consent in Europe
The ages of consent vary by jurisdiction across Europe. The ages of consent are currently set between 13 and 18. The vast majority of countries set their ages between 14 and 16; only six countries (Sp...
American Military Partner Association
The American Military Partner Association (AMPA) is the nation's largest organization for the partners, spouses, and families of America's LGBT service members and veterans. AMPA traces its roots to t...
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Sexual orientation and the Australian Defence Force
Australia allows homosexuals to serve openly (since 1992, see LGBT rights in Australia). The Commonwealth of Australia policies are to permit gay men and lesbians to serve openly. The Cabinet took adv...
Sexual orientation and the Australian Defence Force - Wikipedia
American Veterans for Equal Rights
American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) is a U.S. non-profit organization which supports and advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans of the United States Armed Fo...
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History of the Israel Defense Forces
The history of the Israel Defense Forces is intertwined with history of the establishment of the Haganah after which the latter disbanded.
Following the 1947 UN Partition Plan, which divided the B...
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Israel Defense Forces insignia
This page details the uniforms and insignia of the Israel Defense Forces, excluding rank insignia. For ranks, see Israel Defense Forces ranks and insignia.
The Israel Defense Forces has several ty...
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Wars involving Israel
Since its establishment in 1948, the State of Israel has fought seven recognized wars, two Palestinian intifadas, and a series of armed conflicts in the broader Arab-Israeli conflict.
Israel has b...
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Don't ask, don't tell
"Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy on service by gays and lesbians in the military instituted by the Clinton Administration on February 28, 1994, when Department of D...
Don't ask, don't tell - Wikipedia
Arthur Hobhouse
Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse (15 February 1886 – 20 January 1965) was a long-serving English local government Liberal politician, who is best remembered as the architect of the system of Nationa...
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Same-sex unions and military policy
The topic of same-sex unions and military service concerns the government treatment or recognition of same-sex unions (including same-sex marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships or cohabitation...
Israel - United States military relations
Military relations between Israel and the United States have been consistently close, reflecting shared security interests in the Middle East. A major purchaser and user of U.S. military equipment, Is...
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