Progress! But weird.

Certainly Taiwan has one up on us at least in this issue, but the argument and the teminology used in this latest development is as idiosyncratic as it is weird.

Defence Minister Tang Yiau-ming told government lawyers that the ban against military police candidates with "sexual orientation impairment" would be dropped because "the military preserves the security of all citizens, including homosexuals," according to a report by the Taipei Times.
Why can't we say the same about the protection offered by our military? But let's keep out the phrase, "sexual orientation impairment."

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Published on May 8, 2002 1:18 PM.

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