Amy Potthast | Instructional Coach & Designer | Learning Design Studios

A Pride Month Interview – Lesbian and Gay Perspectives in AmeriCorps and Peace Corps

In June 2009, in honor of Pride Month, The New Service podcast from Idealist.org took a closer look at the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals serving in Peace Corps and AmeriCorps.

Gay Pride 8-colors Flag by Stonewall Veteran Gilbert Baker
My guests were lesbian and gay former service corps participants:

I spoke with them about agency policies affecting LGBT service—including policies around joining the corps with a same-sex partner; the experience of serving as a lesbian or gay corps member; and opportunities to serve on projects that relate to LGBT issues.

Listen to the show! Or read the transcript!

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