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02/20/2014 01:55 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

US Ranks Low In First-ever Global Index Of LGBT Inclusion In Armed Forces

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The enduring ban on transgender individuals serving in the US military has earned America a low ranking in the first global league table of LGBT inclusion in the armed forces.

The US is placed at number 40 in the table of 103 countries’ armed forces as measured by their inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members. That puts it behind the militaries of countries such as Chile, Georgia and even America’s bête noire, Cuba.

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