Our Mission:

Out in National Security advances our community's interests by seeking outcomes and goals that positively impact the lives of today's and tomorrow's LGBTQIA+ national security practitioners.

Our Goals:

  1. Include and connect LGBTQIA+ servicemembers, federal employees, contractors, academics, and outside experts
  2. Raise the profile of LGBTQIA+ professionals working on national security matters
  3. Act as a pipeline for LGBTQIA+ professionals into the national security space
  4. Partner with existing advocacy, professional organizations, and employee resource groups to act as a connective bridge for LGBTQIA+ professionals participating and interested in national security
  5. Advocate for a national security community where LGBTQIA+ professionals can bring their whole selves to work