AAUW and NASPA to Celebrate Women Trailblazers at Conference Donna Shalala and Ritu Sharma to Appear
On May 30, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education will honor six women innovators in media, …
Give OUT Day is a new national initiative that will engage hundreds of organizations and mobilize thousands of people on a single day across the country to give in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer community. It is a chance for LGBTQ groups large and small, to work across the wide range of issues and activities that matter to the LGBTQ community from sports to policy change, families to the arts. It is a chance for members of the LGBTQ community and our many allies to stand up and show our support for our community together on one day. It is a chance to make history, we hope you’ll join us!
DoD General Counsel staffers are reviewing the Fort Bragg Officers’ Spouse Club’s refusal to grant Ashley Broadway, wife of Lt.Col. Heather Mack, membership. Pentagon still refuses to provide details on request to grant Same-Sex benefits
West Point was atwitter with love today having hosted its second lesbian couple to legally marry on the hallowed military grounds within a week—the first same-sex weddings at the U.S. Military Academy since New York legalized same-sex marriage last year.
By Eddy Sweeney
In a historic moment for the United States, President Barack Obama has been reelected as the 44th President, the first African American to win reelection in our nation’s history. OutServe-SLDN newly installed Executive Director, Allyson Robinson, praised tonight’s decision: “It’s clear from tonight’s results that Americans have no desire to turn the clock back on our drive to full equality.”
OutServe and SLDN become one: “The combination of these two vibrant and effective organizations will enable the best representation, advocacy and services for LGBT service members, veterans and their families and will continue the momentum built during the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ last year,” according to new OS-SLDN co-chair, Retired Navy Captain April Heinze.