Entry #1435: Homosexuals serving openly in military in Scotland

Original entry by Grogipher Grogipher ()

RegionScotland
IssueHomosexuals serving openly in military
StatusLegal
Start DateJan 12, 2000
End Datenow
DescriptionThe British military actively recruits gay men and lesbians, all three services have deployed recruiting teams to gay pride events, and punishes any instance of intolerance or bullying. The Royal Navy advertises for recruits in gay magazines and has allowed gay sailors to hold civil partnership ceremonies on board ships and, since 2006, to march in full naval uniform at a gay pride marches. British Army and Royal Air Force personnel could march but had to wear civilian clothes until 2008, now all military personnel are permitted to attend Gay Pride marches in uniform.
Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_orientation_and_the_military_of_the_United_Kingdom
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