Well, The United States has been hanging out with some very suspect friends for a while now.
America shares it's "no gays in the military" policy with such countries as:
Cuba, China, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Jamaica, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, Turkey, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.
Now, wouldn't it be nice if Lady Liberty would chose much nicer role models like:
This is the country that gave us The Village People, people!