|Security Clearance Guidelines|
The Concern. Sexual behavior is a security concern if it involves a criminal offense, indicates a personality or emotional disorder, subjects the individual to coercion, exploitation, or duress, or reflects lack of judgment or discretion. (see footnote) Sexual orientation or preference may not be used as a basis for or a disqualifying factor in determining a person's eligibility for a security clearance.
Conditions that could raise a security concern and may be disqualifying include:
Conditions that could mitigate security concerns include:
Footnote: The adjudicator should also consider guidelines pertaining to criminal conduct; or emotional, mental, and personality disorders, in determining how to resolve the security concerns raised by sexual behavior.
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Above Information Courtesy of Defense Security Service (DSS)