IDF Posts Photo Of Gay Soldiers On Facebook
06/12/12
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The recent international Gay Pride celebrations have not skipped over the the Israel Defense Forces. On Monday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Office posted an illustrative photograph on its Facebook page of two male soldiers, ostensibly from combat units, holding hands under the headline: “It’s Pride Month. Did you know that the IDF treats all of its soldiers equally?”

A decade has passed since the film “Yossi & Jagger,” hit the Israeli silver screens in trailblazing fashion, dealing with Israel’s treatment of gays in the military. In the U.S., gay soldiers were only recently allowed to serve openly.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Office, meanwhile, says the IDF has embraced the gay and lesbian community and treats it with respect.

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06/18/2012 - 11:58

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Cheers - look at the trouble the USA had with xtians re ending DADT - these "anything but" xtians hate gay people - who are willing to give their lives to protect these very bad xtians.

One would think they would be supportive and appreciative, but thats conservative religion for you

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