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Odd Files, Jan. 28, 2011

LEAD STORY Do Ask, Must Tell (and Show): The Turkish military‚Äôs legendary homophobia (rare among NATO countries) comprises both zero-tolerance for homosexuality by service personnel and the requirement of rigorous proof by anyone applying for exemption from service by claiming to be gay. (Homosexuality is the only disqualifier from compulsory service for able-bodied men.) In […]