Jump to navigation Skip navigation. On the inside cover, in big, bold letters, is written:. Our mission is to comply with the law that prohibits homosexual conduct while at the same time respecting the privacy and dignity of every soldier.
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As Ahlam remembers, she approached the house on foot and told the men standing outside that she had been harassed on the road. In keeping with local custom, the men invited her to take refuge in the house, and left to find the supposed wrongdoers. Inside, Ahlam said she found the mother of one of the three men being held captive and worked with her to sneak them out of the house.
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Few images are more iconically Yuletide than a Salvation Army Santa ringing their bell on the street, collecting money for the homeless during the holiday season. A viral post also claimed that the Army continues to discriminate against LGBTQ folks, refusing to house gay homeless couples unless they separate, referring to queer people seeking aid to conversion therapy, and upholding a long-standing policy of not serving trans people in need. But the holiday season is about giving, so why not give your dollars to organizations that are founded on queer values and serve your own community?
The Boards will consider changes to the reason for discharge, characterization of service, and re-entry eligibility code RE code. The RE code may only be changed if the reason for discharge is changed. A change of RE code is not required to enlist for former Soldiers who were honorably discharged for the reason of Homosexual Conduct.
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The thought of lifting this proscription is a modern phenomenon, and would have brought disbelief, disdain, and condemnation from those who established our Armed Forces. Public discussions concerning homosexuality are a purely recent phenomenon; it was long considered too morally abhorrent and reprehensible to openly discuss. Consider, for example, the legal works of James Wilson, a signer both of the Declaration and the Constitution and appointed by President Washington as an original Justice on the U.
This tribute was first celebrated in and commemorates the anniversary of the June 28,Stonewall riot in New York City, that initiated the modern gay rights movement in the United States. Since repeal of its "Don't ask, don't tell" policy inLGBT service members serve openly and proudly and live the ideals that all are created equal and are endowed with unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Army senior leaders are leaning forward in their commitment to make military service a model of equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation or national origin, or sexual orientation.
As the Pentagon makes changes to allow transgender service members to serve openly, the Navy is holding training to educate all troops on the new policies. Robert Burke said a three-pronged training approach will equip senior leaders and rank-and-file personnel for the changes. Beginning Nov. These sessions will also be open to equal opportunity advisers, ombudsmen and other command-designated representatives who will have a role in training the tenant commands on policies governing transgender troops.