Ugh, this is very disappointing to hear.
The Salvation Army has had their share of scandals when it comes to the LGBT community, and despite what they say publicly, it seems that they're still pretty darn homophobic. Well, at least when it comes to the people who work for them.
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The Methodist organization claims to be non-discriminatory against anyone, including the LGBT community, but internal documents that have been leaked say something much different. For example, it's illegal to not hire someone based on sexual orientation, but the Salvation Army will sure as heck tell you what you can and can't do about your sexuality. In a memo written by midwest Commissioner Paul Seiler, titled "LGBT issues," everything is laid plain. Including the mention that "This is not for public use, including social media of any sort."
Within the memo, the SA explains that they will police the relationships of the organization's officers, because:
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