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Gov't security clearances
Jan 20, 2012

As a retired federal employee with HIV, I can assure the questioner that not only are their no questions about HIV status, there are none relating to sexual preference. During the face to face interview, there is a general question along the lines of "is there anything I haven't asked that would subject you to blackmail". If you can honestly so no, then so state no. My status and sexual preference were not known at work, but I never felt someone could blackmail me with that information; I could simply acknowlege it and remove the threat of being blackmailed. I hope this helps.

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Here is an expansion on a question about government employment by someone who knows.


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