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Celebrating difference

The Army welcomes people from all backgrounds. Whatever your gender, race, ethnic origin or religious belief, there is a role for you in the team. No account is taken of sexual orientation or social background. The Army has a strict code of conduct to make sure that everyone is treated fairly.

Everyone, no matter what gender they happen to be, has the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

The Army is an equal opportunities employer and offers careers based on talent and ability not on ethnicity.

Lesbian, gay and bisexual soldiers serve throughout the Army playing their part in the country’s security.

The Army will support any soldier diagnosed with gender dysphoria through the transition process.

The Army recognises Marriage (heterosexual or same sex) and Civil Partnerships (CP) equally.

No-one is treated less favourably due to pregnancy or maternity.

Equality Act 2010

The Army is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 provisions against age and disability discrimination in order to maintain operational effectiveness.

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