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June 23, 2022

Pride program offers insight on visibility, allyship within the Land and Maritime LGBTQ community

The 2022 Land and Maritime LGBTQ Pride Month program promoted allyship and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and queer people in the federal workforce at Defense Supply Center Columbus June 15 at the Operations Center Auditorium. The program was offered in person and was livestreamed for associates who could not attend.

June 15, 2021

Filmmaker addresses visibility, helping LGBTQ community during DLA Troop Support Pride Month event

Award-winning filmmaker Lauren Lubin was the guest speaker at the annual LGBTQ Pride Month observation, held virtually June 9.

June 29, 2020

DLA Troop Support holds first virtual event to mark LGBTQ Pride Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support welcomed the first lesbian to serve as mayor of a major American city for its first virtual observation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer Pride Month.

June 26, 2019

Diversity, visibility, inclusion top DLA Troop Support Pride Month observance

Fifty years ago, during four hot summer days in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Riots sparked the LGBTQ movement that continues today. More than just a series of fights, marches, protests and arrests, the historic event planted the seeds for the movement of pride, acceptance, equality, visibility and empowerment that is still growing. Jonathan Lovitz, senior vice president of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, served as the keynote speaker for the LGBTQ Pride Month Observance June 20 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.