Entry #215: Serving openly in military in Turkey

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RegionTurkey
IssueServing openly in military
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionSecurity personal found to be homosexual are dismissed under laws that classify homosexuality as a "psychosexual disorder/illness".
Sourceshttps://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/sites/default/files/turkey_report_2020.pdf
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Homosexuality is being stated as “psychosexual disorder” in pink certificate that is given to ‘bottom’ men who are excused from Turkish Army. Top men are still allowed. Because of “only receivers are gay” mentality in Turkey, bottom men are discriminated and EU report linked as source highlights this. "


Revision History (1)

Revision by beeurd

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueLegalIllegal
Start Date Unknownmonth
NotePassive (bottom) gay men are not allowed to serve in the Turkish military. Active (top) gay men are permitted to serve in the armed forces.Security personal found to be homosexual are dismissed under laws that classify homosexuality as a "psychosexual disorder/illness".
Sourceshttp://ec.europa.eu/enlargement/pdf/key_documents/2009/tr_rapport_2009_en.pdfhttps://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/sites/default/files/turkey_report_2020.pdf

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