Thursday, September 22, 2011

Which Countries Enlist Gay Soldiers?

The Advocate reports:

The United States is now one of 26 countries worldwide that welcome gays and lesbians in the military, according to the Palm Center. All laws are not created equal. The Palm Center notes that some of the countries listed are “questionable cases” — Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany. In Italy, for example, a gay soldier could still be discharged if their sexual orientation becomes a disruption to their unit.In the map above, countries in red allow gays and lesbians to serve openly. Here’s a complete list of countries that the Palm Center includes:AustraliaAustriaBelgiumCanadaCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFinlandFranceGermanyIrelandIsraelItalyLithuaniaLuxembourgNetherlandsNew ZealandNorwaySloveniaSouth AfricaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUKUnited StatesUruguay

Note that Uruguay is the only Latin American country that does so. 

Which Countries Enlist Gay Soldiers?

The Advocate reports:

The United States is now one of 26 countries worldwide that welcome gays and lesbians in the military, according to the Palm Center. 

All laws are not created equal. The Palm Center notes that some of the countries listed are “questionable cases” — Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany. In Italy, for example, a gay soldier could still be discharged if their sexual orientation becomes a disruption to their unit.

In the map above, countries in red allow gays and lesbians to serve openly. Here’s a complete list of countries that the Palm Center includes:

Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
UK
United States
Uruguay

Note that Uruguay is the only Latin American country that does so. 

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