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Tonight, OutServe announced that it will be holding a "Capital Summit" on May 14 and 15, with the aim of "gather[ing] actively-serving military of all sexual orientations with experts from resource and advocacy groups to discuss the legal rights of gay and lesbian military partners, as well as resources for their support," according to a release issued by the organization.
According to the Josh Seefried, co-director of OutServe, "Our goal with this Summit is to bring together the military community to address the issues that affect LGBT military families and how to solve them. We need to educate decision-makers, as private citizens, how our families are affected -- and send a clear message that our families matter."
The event will be co-sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, Courage Campaign, and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, and a website for the conference already has been launched.
Read the full story at Metro Weekly, HERE.