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They asked Stonewall to arrange legal representation, leading to a long battle through the courts with Graham Grady and John Beckett also joining the case. BBC News. British Army and Royal Air Force personnel could march but had to wear civilian clothes untilnow all military personnel are permitted to attend Gay Pride marches  in uniform.
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Falkland Islands. MSM activity made legal NI. The current policy was accepted at the lower ranks first, with many senior officers worrying for their troops without a modern acceptance of homosexuality that their personnel had grown up with, one Brigadier resigned but with little impact.
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