Skip to comments.Message from the (NASA) Acting Administrator - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month
Posted on 06/08/2009 8:56:23 PM PDT by anymouse
During the month of June, NASA is joining other organizations throughout the United States to observe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.
LGBT Pride Month commemorates the events of June 1969, when patrons at the Stonewall Inn in New York City resisted police harassment that was all too common for members of the LGBT community during that era. Celebrating LGBT Pride each June commemorates this act of rejecting discrimination and standing up for the American values of fairness and equality.
This month-long observance gives all of us an opportunity to appreciate the accomplishments of LGBT Americans and celebrate the many contributions members of the LGBT community make daily to the fabric of American life. Members of the LGBT community contribute to the richness of our diversity as a country, playing vital roles in all aspects of our nation, including here at NASA today and throughout the history of the space program. LGBT people like Todd Hawley, co-founder of the International Space University, and atmospheric scientist James Pollack have made important contributions that we all have benefitted from.
LGBT Pride Month is a reflection of NASA's commitment to inclusiveness across the broad spectrum of our workforce. NASA strives to be a model employer by ensuring it adheres to the principles of inclusion. These principles include fairness and respect for the many different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our employees. We are committed to practicing these principles in all facets of our work.
At NASA, we value and acknowledge the many achievements and contributions of our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees in working toward the success of our agency. I encourage you to participate in the programs and activities planned at your NASA center in your community for LGBT Pride Month. If there aren't yet planned events at your center, I encourage you to organize one. Take time to learn about the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans, and celebrate the diversity that has helped shape and strengthen NASA and our nation.
Christopher J. Scolese Acting Administrator
Point of Contact: Michael Cabbage, Office of Public Affairs, 202-358-1600
JSC Today is compiled periodically as a service to JSC employees on an as-submitted basis.
I want yall to see what is happening with the Obama Administration and their pro-homosexual agenda. See Below. NASAs Whitehouse Liaison is a homosexual activist and this pride month is being forced down our throat. When was the last time we had straight pride month? What about our contributions? What ever happened to judge me by the content of my character??
Please send your comments to Senators Hutchison and Cornyn, and Representatives Ron Paul and Pete Olsen or your respective Congressman. This is outrageous and is simply un-American!!
Name withheld for obvious reasons.
Try docking spacecraft male to male or female to female and you’ll definitely end up being lost in space.
(No, no pictures!)
The alien will probably say ‘I have never studied a species that actually enjoys being probed and prodded”.
well come on! If it weren’t for Gay rockets shooting up into Uranus, we’d never have a top notch space program!
I used to sabotage things like this, when I was working, by tearing down posters and stuff.
If I were the only straight Russian cosmonaut on the international station and 2 gay astronauts try to dock, it wouldn’t be a surprise to not let the door open.
Well that just sucks.
Are they having a Gay Pride Parade in space?
yeah buddy. our tax dollars at work.
I can imagine what the rockets of the future will look like.
No, but a couple of queers giving a weightless live press conference from the space station would tickle pink all their fellow queers on earth.
no one can hear a gay squeal with joy in space...
Bad example. Earliest docking systems were like that, but for (and since) Apollo-Soyuz the docking system was redesigned to be genderless (androgynous.) This really makes sense because you can always dock, and in space this is not a luxury.
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