However, when two or more criminal convictions exist, a conviction for soliciting prostitution can be a Guideline J: Criminal Conduct issue.Under certain circumstances adultery in the military can also be a criminal offense.

Sexual misconduct occurring in foreign countries or involving foreigners can increase susceptibility to foreign exploitation and therefore create additional security concerns under Guideline B: Foreign Influence.

When sexual behavior is a potential disqualifying condition, adjudicators must consider the following factors in addition to the specific disqualifying and mitigating conditions listed at Guideline D: Do all adjudicators consistently apply the Adjudicative Guidelines when making security clearance determinations, particularly when sexual behavior is an issue?

just because it’s easier to do than sit there and think through what we hear.

We don’t put thought into processing what we hear anymore, and instead, we find a way to call it an “ism” (racism/sexism/etc.) in order to make us look cultured and educated and like champions of those issues.

Today sexual behavior is relevant when it is compulsive, self-destructive, high-risk, or criminal; creates susceptibility to coercion; occurs in public; or shows poor judgment.

If at least one of these factors is not present, sodomy, promiscuity, adultery, group sex, cyber-sex, swinging, pornography, sadism, masochism, fetishism, bondage and degradation, homosexuality, bisexuality, transsexualism, and transvestism are not disqualifying conditions for a security clearance.

Do some adjudicators sometimes measure an applicant’s conduct against their own personal moral standards?

Occasionally an adjudicator’s decision can be arbitrary or capricious.

Guideline D: Sexual Behavior of the December 2009 Sexual behavior that involves a criminal offense, indicates a personality or emotional disorder, reflects lack of judgment or discretion, or which may subject the individual to undue influence or coercion, exploitation, or duress can raise questions about an individual’s reliability, trustworthiness and ability to protect classified information.