Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2015-07-29
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


  WINDY CITY TIMES

Trans Army veteran to lead SLDN, OutServe
2012-10-24

facebook twitter pin it del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email


Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) and OutServe, the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel, announced the selection of transgender Army veteran Allyson Robinson to lead the newly combined organization, according to an SLDN press release.

A native of Scranton, Pa., Robinson is a 1994 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where she majored in physics. After an internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory, she was commissioned as an officer in the Army and commanded PATRIOT missile units in Europe and the Middle East. She also served as a senior trainer/evaluator for NATO and as an advisor to the armed forces of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar.

She earned a master of divinity degree in theology with an emphasis in social justice from Baylor University in 2007. Most recently, she was the first deputy director for employee programs of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's Workplace Project.

HRC President Chad Griffin said, "Allyson Robinson is strategic, passionate, and committed. She's the right person to lead this organization. She's a graduate of West Point and a decorated military officer, which makes her uniquely qualified for this position."

The combination of the two organizations was announced in July.


facebook twitter pin it del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Amanda Lepore releases "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions" 2015-07-31
Seattle to host international confab on trans, gender-nonconforming topics 2015-07-29
Torch carried by Jenner to be auctioned 2015-07-29
Reception to thank supporters of monument to LGBT veterans, Aug. 9 2015-07-29
Entertainment: Nick Jonas; Caitlyn Jenner; Lucy Lawless; RuPaul 2015-07-28
Nat'l: Pastors attend wedding; pro-LGB military act; 'Black Lives' conference 2015-07-28
World news: Trans woman killed; Drag queens banned; Rio prisons 2015-07-28
Competing trans legal events set to take place in Chicago 2015-07-28
Transgender student's restroom access case is likely to proceed 2015-07-27
Chaz Bono on stage in "Down the Road" in LA 2015-07-23
PASSAGES Tania Nichole Dunbar, a founding member of SPARTA, dies 2015-07-22
India Clarke, a black transgender woman, killed in Tampa 2015-07-22
Queer trans man leaves impact at Northwestern and beyond 2015-07-22
Nat'l: Mayor does weddings; Hawaii speeds trans ID change; Chelsea Manning's fund 2015-07-21
TransTech launches national tech and employment assessment 2015-07-21
Transforming Gender: The Train Station 2015-07-15
Women & Children hosts transgender education workshop 2015-07-14
National: Gay Catholic move; Jimmy Carter; trans health app 2015-07-14
Animated series to feature transgender actress, lead character 2015-07-14
Pentagon to lift transgender military ban 2015-07-13
Navy, Marines make pro-trans move 2015-07-08
ICE announces updated guidelines regarding trans immigrants 2015-07-08
TELEVISION 'I Am Jazz' series documents famed transgender girl 2015-07-08
City of Chicago Salute LGBT veterans held at Daley Plaza 2015-07-02
DOJ supports transgender student's right to appropriate restroom 2015-07-02
Trans activist writes about Obama actions 2015-07-01
Legacy Walk welcoming Ugandan trans activist 2015-07-01
Marine to be denied marriage license in San Saba County Texas 2015-06-30
Love is Colorful, Make it Blu film series launched 2015-06-30
VA extends benefits to same-sex couples following supreme court ruling 2015-06-29
ICE has new guidance on care of transgender immigrants in custody 2015-06-29
Undocumented transgender woman interrupts President, calls for end to deportation 2015-06-24
Trans teen murdered in Alabama 2015-06-24
Legislation to lift transgender military ban to be introduced 2015-06-23
OPM calls for ban of benefit exclusions aimed at trans* federal employees 2015-06-23
National referral database launched for trans and queer communities 2015-06-21
Trans teen to guest on USA's 'Royal Pains' 2015-06-19
National: Mich., N.C. laws; bar rejects trans woman; Jeb, Trump run for prez 2015-06-16
Local news: Precious Davis in national campaign; Dyke March planned 2015-06-16
Israel Pride Parade dedicated to transgender rights 2015-06-12
 



Copyright © 2015 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.