In a comprehensive review of interviews with all known experts on homosexuality in the IDF in researchers were not able to find any data suggesting that Israel's decision to lift its gay ban undermined operational effectiveness, combat readiness, unit cohesion or morale. There are currently 26 countries which allow gays and lesbians to serve and around 10 more countries that don't outwardly prohibit them from serving. To regulate homosexuality in the U. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request. Nevertheless, attitudes are evolving and becoming more accepting, in line with worldwide trends. Intersex people and military service. Until training is completed and a solid employment is fixed they fear losing respect, authority and privileges, or in worse cases their job in the Danish army.
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Although homosexuals in the Dutch military rarely experience any explicitly aggressive acts against them, signs of homophobia and cultural insensitivity are still present. Furthermore, police officials are trained to properly respond to and identify discrimination, whether in public or within the police force itself. Everybody carried on with their duties and had the same working relationships as they previously had while the ban was in place" Colonel Abraham argues that the lifting of the ban actually made the armed forces more productive: At the same time as an equal age of consent was introduced for heterosexual and homosexual persons, the Irish Defence Forces announced that they would be treating heterosexual and homosexual members equally. In a interview, President-electAndrzej Dudaoriginally from the PiS party, was asked if he would hire a homosexual.
Soldier magazine honours gay servicemen and women". The reality was that those serving in the army were the same people the day after we lifted the ban, so there was no notable change at all. The Christian Science Monitor. Opinion polls have shown that a majority of Poles now support civil unions for same-sex couples, limited legal rights such as inheritance and the right to make medical decisions, as well as the recognition of foreign same-sex marriages. Retrieved 27 December