News about Allyson Robinson, the former head of OUTServe-SLDN and her work as a transgender leader. She made history as the first transgender woman to head a major LGBT organization that did not specifically focus on trans issues: OUTServe-SLDN, a non-profit that strives to support the military service LGBT community, LGBT veterans and their families, as well as improving military inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. A graduate from West Point, Robinson resigned from her post at OUTServe-SLDN after the organization announced bankruptcy in 2012.
August 22 2013 6:01 PM ET
Transgender military veteran and activist Allyson Robinson has joined a new documentary project that hopes to raise awareness about the ban on open military service by trans Americans.