[ONLINE] - Celebrating the 2022 LGBTQIA+ Out in National Security Leadership and New Voices List


On Thursday, June 23, join Political Reform and Out in National Security for a discussion on being out in national security and an appreciation for those that are -- including this year’s Out in National Security Leaders and New Voices.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access have finally come to public service and national security. New America is a proud partner of Out in National Security, a non-profit non-partisan organization dedicated to empowering queer national security professionals.

Co-hosted by Out in National Security and the New America New Models of Policy Change Initiative.

Follow the conversation online with @PolReformNA and @OutInNatSec.


Jesse Salazar

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy, Dept. of Defense

Sen. Chris Murphy, @ChrisMurphyCT
U.S. Senator (CT)

Rep. Joaquin Castro@JoaquinCastrotx
U.S. Congressman (TX-20)

Rachel Thomas
DEIB Strategic Consultant

Luke Schleusener
Co-Founder and President, Out in National Security

Alex Stark@AlexMStark
Senior Researcher, New America

In addition to perspectives from a selection of Out Leaders and New Voices.

This is a partnered event with: