Entry #38: Homosexuals serving openly in military in South Africa

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RegionSouth Africa
IssueHomosexuals serving openly in military
Statusambiguous
Start DateJan 1, 1971
End DateJan 1, 1989
DescriptionBetween these time frames, the military often sent homosexual soldiers to psychiatric hospitals for shock therapy and, in some cases, sexual reassignment surgeries. Between 1967 and 1991, all white males over the age of 16 were conscripted in South Africa
Sourceshttp://www.thegully.com/essays/africa/000825sexchange.html

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