A former soldier recounts the harassment he endured for being open about his sexuality, even after “don't ask; don't tell” was repealed.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) personnel are able to serve in the armed forces of some countries around the world: the vast majority of industrialized, Western countries, in addition to Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Israel, and South Korea. The rights concerning intersex people are more vague. . Further, throughout the US army, transgender people are still.
The United States military formerly excluded gay men, bisexuals, and lesbians from service. To train the new American Army in the latest military drills and tactics, General George Washington brought in Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben.