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Women comprise only 15 percent of the military but account for 34 percent of discharges. The Service Women's Action Network (SWAN) is doing something about it. Its "LGBT Women in the Military Helpline" provides free, confidential peer counseling to women discharged under DADT. This is the first nationwide helpline for a group too often overlooked. We thank SWAN for stepping up. Help get the word out: LGBT Women in the Military Helpline 1.888.729.2095.

Hugh Broadus has had a leadership role on the committee for our annual D.C. Leadership Awards, now called the D.C. Recognition Evening, for many years. We love Hugh's generosity; he gives of his time (those committee meetings can be pretty long!) and he never fails to be a major contributor to the event. We hope you'll attend this year's D.C. Recognition Evening on May 11 and meet Hugh — and find out what the Task Force is up to!

3 Years Ago: May 10, 2007
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released a historic study, Living in the Margins: A National Survey of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, based on data from the largest-ever national survey of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) LGBT Americans. The study found that nearly every respondent had experienced at least one form of discrimination and/or harassment in their lives.

You (yes YOU!) can help in the campaign to get a U.S. postage stamp created that commemorates Harvey Milk. The International Court Council has even done most of the work for you, including a letter you can print out and send. Go to the International Court Council's site to find out how you can get involved.
Traveling? Collect your own miles while helping the Task Force! When making a reservation on AA.com/rainbow or with a travel agent, give them our Business ExtrAA account number, 527583, and earn valuable points for the Task Force. Plus, you'll still earn your own miles.

May 2010

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