Join us for a conversation about working in solidarity with LGBTI people around the world.
Creating Change 2015
Saturday, February 2, 2015
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In at least 76 countries same-sex behavior is criminalized while LGBTI people experience violence and discrimination worldwide. The United Nations Human Rights Council just passed a resolution condemning discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity.
Join us to learn about the LGBTQ work at the United Nations and the U.S. State Department. And, help us explore together the qualities of responsible global LGBTQ activism and solidarity.
Michael Adee, Global Faith & Justice Project @lgbtglobalfaith, Santa Fe, NM
Urooj Arshad @roojielicious, Advocates for Youth @AdvocatesTweets, Washington, DC
Jalna Broderick @jalnasb, Quality of Citizenship Jamaica @qcjwomyn
Angeline Jackson @angie_jangel, Quality of Citizenship Jamaica (QCJ)
M.A. Keifer @keiferma, Advocates for Youth, Washington, DC
Jessica Stern, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission @iglhrc, New York City
Track: International Issues
Format: Workshop, 90 minutes
Published on January 28, 2015 | OutRight Action International an LGBT human rights organization