Entry #191: Homosexuals serving openly in military in Japan

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionJapan
IssueHomosexuals serving openly in military
Statusambiguous
Start DateMay 3, 1947
End Datenow
DescriptionThe Japanese do not have a specific policy either banning or encouraging LGBT participation in the Self Defense Forces. Research by Sabine Fruhstuck has shown that many Japanese do not object to open LGBT service in the military provided it does not interfere with their performance.
Sourceshttp://www.palmcenter.org/press/dadt/releases/asias_silence_on_gays_in_military_broken_by_taiwan


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NoteThe Japanese do not have a specific policy either banning or encouraging LGBT participation in the Self Defense Forces. Research by Sabine Fruhstuck has shown that many Japanese do not object to open LGBT service in the military provided it does not interfere with their performance.The Japanese do not have a specific policy either banning or encouraging LGBT participation in the Self Defense Forces. Research by Sabine Fruhstuck has shown that many Japanese do not object to open LGBT service in the military provided it does not inte