Soldiers may wear their uniform during Gay Pride
Deputy Defence Minister Jack de Vries has granted soldiers permission to wear their uniforms while taking part in this year's edition of the Gay Pride parade.AMSTERDAM - However, the ministry has emphasised that it in no way participates in the gay parade in Amsterdam.
The ministry says it does not believe Gay Pride contributes to a positive image of homosexuals.
Last year, military personnel was still barred from wearing their uniforms.
Parliament then urged the ministry to be more lenient in future.