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Teenagers who receive exemption from military service can volunteer for national service through Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuals and Transgenders in Israel
by Noa Raz, Ynet
Exchanging the compulsory military service for national service is popular among females in the religious sector who opt to serve Israeli society outside the military. But as of Monday, teenagers who receive an exemption from the IDF can volunteer for national service through the Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuals and Transgenders in Israel (Aguda).
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March 3, 2006 at 11:56 pm
What is the official IDF policy on gays? Is it like the US military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell”? How does that movie, a few years back, about two gay Israeli officers in love compare with the gay cowboys of “Brokeback Mountain”?
Oh, BTW, has the IDF ever dealt with gay soldiers make pornographic videos as has happened now in the US Army’s elite 82nd Airborne Division? (No Joke!) See http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/02/24/national/main1345967.shtml or just use google 82nd Airborne soldiers & gay porno for details.