This is the photo that’s been going viral this since it was posted by the Israel defence Forces’ Facebook page on Monday.
Depicting two gay soldiers in uniform holding hands, the photo’s caption is:
“It’s Pride Month. Did you know that the IDF treats all of its soldiers equally? Let’s see how many shares you can get for this photo.”
The last we saw, there were nearly 1500 comments reacting to the photo, which you can read for yourself here. The picture had 10,304 Likes and 8,272 Shares. And that was on Facebook alone. The photo has since been shared across the internet.
Compared to other militaries worldwide, the IDF says that it stands out for its progressive steps towards integrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) soldiers.
Here’s the photo:
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