The total cost for such discharges in the U. All personnel are subject to the same rules against sexual harassmentregardless of gender or sexual orientation. Steuben became an American general, and a senior advisor to Washington. Texas decision applies to Article of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which banned all acts of sodomy. A policy in allowed prospective Israeli soldiers to be questioned about their sexual orientation.
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Retrieved September 4, Finland allows homosexuals to serve openly in the Finnish Defence Forces. Officially, members of the Bermuda Regiment are prohibited from discriminating against or harassing soldiers on the basis of sexual orientation;  such activities, however, are tolerated by officers, to the extent that one conscript described the Regiment as "the most homophobic environment that exists". Archived from the original on October 4, Retrieved from " https: Edited by Kate Dyer.
Gays and the military: Military policy and legislation had previously entirely prohibited gay individuals from serving, and subsequently from serving openly, but these prohibitions were ended in September after the U. Transgender people and military service. The Equality Act ofwhich prohibits discrimination, hate speech and harassment, applies to the military just as it does to the rest of society. While no official statistics are available for harassment rates of sexual minorities in the IDF, scholars, military officials and representatives of gay organizations alike assert that vicious harassment is rare. Williams Institute Publications Williams Institute Military Issues Studies These reports provide estimates of the numbers of gay, lesbian and bisexual people serving in the U.