The Ministry of Education of Belgian state of Valon published a book, in which the founder of modern Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal - Ataturk, is numbered among the most important and the most prominent homosexuals in the history.
With this step, in fact, the Belgian state joined the step of Greek young people who placed similar information about Ataturk on the www.youtube.com well-known web-site in early March.
According to the Zaman Turkish newspaper, the book under the title "Fight Against Homophobia," which consists of 144 pages, was given out to pupils of pre-school and secondary colleges of the state of Valon. On book's page 105 Ataturk is numbered among the most famous homosexuals in the world history.
According to the book, Alexander of Macedon, Leonardo da Vinci, Goethe, as well as the Pope John Paul III were also homosexuals.
Marriage of homosexuals is permitted in Belgium.
Besides, Jewish Mustafa Kemal's biographers, Irfan and Margaret Orga, wrote:
He has never loved a woman. He was used to the camaraderie of the Mess, the craze for handsome young men, [and] fleeting contacts with prostitutes, ... His body burned, for a woman or a boy ...