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Held Hostage, and the Need to Encourage Dissent and Debate

Dana Beyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The leaders of the national trans and LGBT organizations have too frequently arrogated unto themselves the decision making on issues of critical import. They act with absolute authority, based on their organizational positions, with few mechanisms for community input and debate.

Lunch With Allyson Robinson

Jarrod S. Chlapowski | Posted 09.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Jarrod S. Chlapowski

Many in the trans community had a hard time coming to terms with the idea that adding other requirements to the repeal of DADT, such as open trans service, was not really the same fight. As Allyson also was transgender, I had presumed that she would have the same opinion.

Life After DOMA: The LGBT Military Community Prepares for the Next Fight

Allyson D. Robinson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Allyson D. Robinson

The challenges LGBT people face in America won't simply dematerialize as we achieve each new policy objective. Passing good laws and enacting good policies is hard work, but changing culture is much harder.

Using Tech to Solve the Veteran Job Crisis

Josh Seefried | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Josh Seefried

We live in a world where social connections can easily be established between veterans and that should be included in helping veterans land jobs and seek help with acclimating to a new job environment.

Booed Gay Soldier On Why He Won't Give Up On His Marriage Equality Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2013 | Gay Voices

In the September 2011 Republican presidential primaries in Florida -- and soon after the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -- Stephen Snyder-Hill, who...

Gay Soldier Discharged Under DADT Gets Major Honor

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 01.18.2013 | Gay Voices

In 2002, David Hall was discharged from the U.S. Air Force for being gay under now extinct Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy. Now, Hall, who serves as OutS...

LOOK: LGBT Military Group Issues Expectations Should Hagel Become Secretary Of Defense

www.sldn.org | Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices

(WASHINGTON, DC) Army veteran and OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson issued the following statement today as multiple reports surfaced ...

Why OutServe-SLDN Represents the Future of the LGBT Movement -- and What They Are Doing About It

Joe Kapp | Posted 08.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Kapp

By exposing its challenges, OutServe-SLDN, the association of LGBT military personnel, veterans, and their families, figured out a way to reinvigorate its mission -- and thus may have revealed the way forward for the larger LGBT movement as more and more of our legal objectives are achieved.