Rise Up: LGBTQ Rights Then and Now

Civic DC • 2 November 2019
Event date 2 Nov '19 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm
Event location Newseum • 55 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, 20001, DC, United States
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The Georgetown Gender+ Justice Initiative and the Newseum present a conversation inspired by the exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement”

Free with Newseum admission. Seating is on a space-available basis.

A panel of leading experts will address the long struggle for LGBTQ rights as well as the current threats and challenges affecting LGBTQ people with an emphasis on transgender rights.

Panelists include:
- Paul Smith, vice president for litigation and strategy at the Campaign Legal Center, law professor at Georgetown Law and scholar specializing in civil rights and liberties;
- Sandy James, attorney specialized in rights and policies affecting trans people for FreeState Justice;
- Sharita Gruberg, director of policy, LGBT Research and Communications Project for Center for American Progress;
- Connor Cory, attorney specialized in LGBTQ immigration for Whitman-Walker Health;
- Mark Stern, writer on courts and legal matters for Slate.

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1 week agoAdd to Calender 2019-11-02 18:30:00 2019-11-02 18:30:00 Rise Up: LGBTQ Rights Then and Now The Georgetown Gender+ Justice Initiative and the Newseum present a conversation inspired by the exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement” Free with Newseum admission. Seating is on a space-available basis. A panel of leading experts will address the long struggle for LGBTQ rights as well as the current threats and challenges affecting LGBTQ people with an emphasis on transgender rights. Panelists include: - Paul Smith, vice president for litigation and strategy at the Campaign Legal Center, law professor at Georgetown Law and scholar specializing in civil rights and liberties; - Sandy James, attorney specialized in rights and policies affecting trans people for FreeState Justice; - Sharita Gruberg, director of policy, LGBT Research and Communications Project for Center for American Progress; - Connor Cory, attorney specialized in LGBTQ immigration for Whitman-Walker Health; - Mark Stern, writer on courts and legal matters for Slate. Newseum America/New_York public LGBTQIA Issues #transgender