Entry #280: Serving openly in military in North Korea

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RegionNorth Korea
IssueServing openly in military
Statusambiguous
Start DateSep 14, 1948
End Datenow
DescriptionNorth Koreans serving in the military are required to maintain 10 (ten) years of celibacy . Homosexual behavior in the military has been described as situational behavior rather than a genuine behavior. Therefore, with no other appropriate label, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is assumed to be the most accurate status.
SourcesHassig and Oh (2009) The Hidden People of North Korea Martin (2006) Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader, p. 521


Revision History (2)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Value Specialambiguous
NoteNorth Koreans serving in the military are required to maintain 10 (ten) years of celibacy . Homosexual behavior in the military has been described as situational behavior rather than a genuine behavior.North Koreans serving in the military are required to maintain 10 (ten) years of celibacy . Homosexual behavior in the military has been described as situational behavior rather than a genuine behavior. Therefore, with no other appropriate label, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is assumed to be the most accurate status.
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "It is legal."
  • Status is not correct "Don't ask don't tell"

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