Entry #199: Serving openly in military in China

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RegionChina
IssueServing openly in military
Statusambiguous
Start DateOct 1, 1949
End Datenow
DescriptionFor homosexuals the policy is don't ask don't tell banned for transgenders
Sourceshttps://jamestown.org/program/gay-in-the-pla-chinese-military-views-on-homosexuals-serving-in-the-armed-forces/


Revision History (4)

Revision by Willow

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NoteFor homosexuals the policy isFor homosexuals the policy is don't ask don't tell banned for transgenders
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For homosexuals the policy is don't ask don't tell banned for transgenders

Revision by Willow

Old Value New Value
ValueLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteAlthough Lesbian, gay and bisexual are allowed to serve in the military, physical health requirements effectively bar transgender people have undergone or undergoing medical transition from serving.For homosexuals the policy is
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Although Lesbian, gay and bisexual are allowed to serve in the military, physical health requirements effectively bar transgender people have undergone or undergoing medical transition from serving. For homosexuals the policy is
Sourceshttps://www.gfbzb.gov.cn/zbbm/zcfg/byfg/tjbz.shtmlhttps://jamestown.org/program/gay-in-the-pla-chinese-military-views-on-homosexuals-serving-in-the-armed-forces/
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https://www.gfbzb.gov.cn/zbbm/zcfg/byfg/tjbz.shtml https://jamestown.org/program/gay-in-the-pla-chinese-military-views-on-homosexuals-serving-in-the-armed-forces/

Revision by Ro_Guy

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ValueLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
NoteThere is no law that bans LGBT people from serving in the Chinese military.Although Lesbian, gay and bisexual are allowed to serve in the military, physical health requirements effectively bar transgender people have undergone or undergoing medical transition from serving.
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There is no law that bans LGBT people from serving in the Chinese military. Although Lesbian, gay and bisexual are allowed to serve in the military, physical health requirements effectively bar transgender people have undergone or undergoing medical transition from serving.
Sourceshttp://lgbt.co.uk/67-military/129-lgbt-in-the-chinese-militaryhttps://www.gfbzb.gov.cn/zbbm/zcfg/byfg/tjbz.shtml
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http://lgbt.co.uk/67-military/129-lgbt-in-the-chinese-military https://www.gfbzb.gov.cn/zbbm/zcfg/byfg/tjbz.shtml
Reports (1)
  • Other "Ambiguous https://jamestown.org/program/gay-in-the-pla-chinese-military-views-on-homosexuals-serving-in-the-armed-forces/"

Revision by chae

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegalLegal
NoteThere is no law that bans LGBT people from serving in the Chinese military.
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There is no law that bans LGBT people from serving in the Chinese military.
Reports (10)
  • Status is not correct "There is no stated law that prohibits LGBT service in the Chinese military, but LGBT people can never pass "political review" of the Chinese military. The status should be, at best, ambiguous."
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  • Status is not correct "This was literally changed 70 years ago; the other information is more accurate"
  • Status is not correct "China remains silent on whether it is legal, but from observations of social media (such as Zhihu, the Chinese online Q&A community), there ARE homosexuals serving in the Chinese military. Thus the status of this item should be LEGAL or at least AMBIGUOUS, in lieu of ILLEGAL."
  • Status is not correct "There is no such law in China preventing homosexuals serving openly in military."
  • Sources are invalid or broken "Source needed."
  • Sources are invalid or broken

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