Programs

Palm Center and Brookings Institute Host Conference on Gay Service with Allied Officers

Date: 
Wed, 05/19/2010 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

On Wednesday, May 19, during a public forum at the Brookings Institution, military commanders and scholars from Australia, Canada, Israel, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom discussed their experiences with the service of gays in their militaries. Co-sponsored by the Palm Center, "Lessons Learned from the Service of Gays and Lesbians in Allied Militaries" evaluated the effects of gay military service on policy, unit cohesion, military readiness and morale.

Click here to see a list of print coverage on the event.

Click here to see a list of resources directly related to the conference and lessons learned.