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In Turkey and Kurds, Turkish military, Turkish Society, Turkish women on October 17, 2009 at 19:51

trilemma: rotten, soldier, objector

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A documentary from Turkey examining how gays and the Turkish military view each other in a complex and changing society in which military service is considered a rite of passage for every man. The Turkish army regards gays as sick or diseased and issue medical exemption reports to gays known as “rotten” reports. Gays have to decide whether to try to get such a report, do their military service, or become conscientious objectors.

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