The Israeli Military has accepted gays in its armed forces for decades. Many Israeli officers are openly gay, and according to a Florida newspaper, the St. Petersburg Times, a brigadier general quoted in a recent study said Israelis show a "great tolerance" for homosexual soldiers.
David Saranga, a former military officer and now Israel’s consul for media and public affairs in New York said, "It's a non-issue... You can be a very good officer, a creative one, a brave one and be gay at the same time."
We all know that Israel has one of the most powerful and effective militaries in the world. Enough said?
More information about formatting options