Voices of Honor Tour in the heart of Little Havana 4/29/10

‘Voices of Honor’ Tour Comes to Miami, FL
Thursday, April 29

The national ‘Voices of Honor’ tour is an effort to highlight the costs associated with serving under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” as told through the experiences of gay and straight veterans who have lived and breathed this archaic and painful law.

When:Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 10 AM
Where:Versailles Restaurant
3555 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL.
Free Parking in lot across the street.
What:Public forum discussion on the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
Complimentary Pastries and Coffee

Passed in 1993, the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ law allows gay, lesbian, and bisexual service personnel to serve in the armed forces as long as their sexual orientation is not publicly disclosed or discovered. As of 2008, more than 13,000 men and women have been discharged from the military because of their sexual orientation, including more than 60 Arabic linguists and nearly 800 other service members in critical occupational fields.

For More Information and to volunteer Call: David Contretas Turley, 202-330-3790

La gira “Voces Del Honor” viene a Miami, Fl
el jueves 29 de abril

La gira nacional “Voces Del Honor” es un esfuerzo para esaltar el costo asociado con hacer servicio bajo “No Preguntes, No lo cuentes” así como nos lo relatan los veteranos tanto gays como heterosexuales que han vivido y respirado esta arcaica y dolorosa ley.

Cuando:Jueves 29 de abril 2010 a las 10 AM
Donde:Versailles Restaurant
3555 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL.
Estacionamiento gratis
Que:Conversación en foro público sobre revocar “No Preguntes, No lo cuentes”

La ley “No Preguntes, No lo cuentes” fue aprobada en 1993 y permite que gays, lesbianas y bisexuales presten servicio en las fuerzas armadas siempre y cuando su orientación sexual no sea públicamente divulgada o descubierta Desde 2008 mas de 13000 hombres y mujeres han sido dados de baja de la milicia debido a su orientación sexual, incluyendo mas de 60 lingüistas árabes y cerca de 800 miembros de servicio en otros campos ocupacionales de importancia critica.

Para mas información para ofrecerse como voluntario llámenos: David Contreras Turley, 202-330-3790

About SAVE Dade
Safeguarding American Values for Everyone’s (SAVE) mission is to promote, protect and defend equality for people in Miami-Dade County who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. Established in 1993, SAVEaccomplishes this mission through education initiatives, outreach, grassroots organizing, and advocacy. Starting with the landmark passage of Miami’s Human Rights Ordinancein 1998 to recent enactments of domestic partnerbenefit policies, SAVEcontinues to lead the fight for LGBT equality in Miami-Dade County.

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