Which Countries Allow Gay Soldiers? (Map)
With the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, the Unites States of America has become the 43rd country in the world to allow LGBT soldiers into the military. FORTY-THIRD, y’all. Remind us why this was ever an issue again?
Not every’s pro-LGBT stance carries the same weight. In Italy, a gay serviceman or woman can be discharged if sexuality becomes a disruption to their unit. Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Lithuania, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany are similarly iffy. Still, 43.
Here’s the list in it’s entirety: