Statement on the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye
For immediate release:
Monday, December 17, 2012
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Statement by OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson on the Death of Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii
(WASHINGTON DC) OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson released the following statement tonight upon learning of the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii:
"Tonight our condolences go out to the family of Senator Inouye. He will be remembered for many things, but here at OutServe-SLDN, we will remember him above all as an advocate for fairness and equality, becoming a key supporter of the movement to repeal the discriminatory 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law when the chips were down and it mattered the most."
ABOUT OUTSERVE-SLDN: OutServe-SLDN is the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel with more than fifty chapters and 6000 members around the world It works to support a professional network of LGBT military personnel and create an environment of respect in the military with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. It is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America's military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. OS-SLDN provides free and direct legal assistance to service members and veterans affected by the repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and the prior regulatory ban on open service, as well as those currently serving who may experience harassment or discrimination. For more information, visit www.outserve-sldn.org.