It drove me to drink and an attempt on my own life It drove me to drink and an attempt on my own life January 12 marks 20 years since the UK’s ban on gay, lesbian and bisexual people in the British Army and the UK’s armed forces was lifted. Musician Carse My name is Rhona Carse and I am a musician in the British Army. 1,878 Followers, 2,616 Following, 131 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from British Army LGBT+ (@british_army_lgbt) Hear from some of our LGBT+ officers and soldiers about their experiences serving in the British Army. WHAT'S IT LIKE IN THE ARMY?
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Some 65 British Army personnel have been recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, announced June 17. I currently work for the Band of the Scots Guards in central London.
I was gay in the British Army when it was illegal. Posted on June 23, 2017 by Liam, Editor, Warfare.Today. Stonewall, a British LGBT rights pressure group, spearheaded the movement to rescind British military prohibitions against openly LGBT servicemembers.It began when Robert Ely, who had served in the British Army for seventeen years, approached Stonewall. History. MBE for British Army LGBT Advocate. “British army is turning into a joke,” another said. This comes despite a drive to diversity the top ranks. I was living a lie, says British Army's first transgender officer: Captain, 27, changed her life after tour of Afghanistan as a man.
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British Soldiers Recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List. — British Army (@BritishArmy) July 8, 2017 Stonewall Chief Executive Ruth Hunt said the 'Come Out For LGBT' campaign was about making the LGBT+ community feel … A growing diversity crisis is engulfing the British military as new figures show the number of non-white officers serving in the armed forces has fallen by 16 percent since 2009. Hannah Winterbourne was born a boy and spent time in Army as a man Related: British Army officials confront homophobia in new Stonewall campaign Other comments had more explicit anti-LGBT sentiments.