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LGBTQ Rights Worldwide | History, Defeats & Victories

6 in 10 LGBT students feel unsafe in school…
In 28 states, you can get fired for being lesbian, bisexual, or gay…
In 30 states, you can get fired for being transgender…
Across the globe, at least 76 countries continue to criminalize same-sex relations…

June is Pride Month, the perfect time to explore the history, early battles, defeats, and victories in the struggle to achieve equality. Learn what we can do to stand in solidarity to defend human rights for all, including the LGBTQ+ community.

Free to Members. Free with Museum admission. Reservations are required.
Art Johnston: Co-founder of Equality Illinois, who has been on the front lines of the fight for LGBT rights for decades.
Lora Branch (moderator): Associate Director, Government Affairs, Gilead Sciences
Matt Nosanchuck; Helped advance LGBT rights during his work for the Obama Administration, which earned him the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award and the American Bar Association’s inaugural Stonewall Award
Channyn Lynne Parker: Manager of youth Drop in at Broadway Youth Center and transgender activist

June 10 2018


Date: June 10
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077

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Center on Halsted
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Equality Illinois
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Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Chicago Alliance of Museums with Pride – CAMP
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The Legacy Project
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