More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
Partnering for Peace 2012 in Savannah, GA
Former GLAAD People of Color Media Institute participant and trans advocate, Ja'briel Walthour, along with First City Network will be holding the two-day event, Partnering for Peace 2012 on September 13 and 14. The event seeks to raise awareness and promote justice and equality for the LGBT community. If you are in the Savannah, Georgia area, please stop by!
This free community education panels will discuss issues and solutions for school yard bullying, local hate crimes and LGBT discrimination in employment, health care and places of faith.
In addition, the two-day panel discussion will provide resources for allies in supporting members of the LGBT community who are often their family members, co-workers, classmates and friends.
Please find the schedule below. For more information or inquires, please contact email@example.com.
We thank Ja’briel and First City Network for providing support and providing a catalyst for change in their local communities.
Thursday, September 13
6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Live Oak Public Library- SW Chatham
Savannah, GA 31419
Friday, September 14
6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Days Inn-Banquet Rm
1024 E. Oglethorpe
Hinesville, GA 31313
This month the United States Supreme Court will issue decisions on two cases critical to marriage equality. GLAAD is working with media outlets and couples around the country to push for marriage. Follow GLAAD for up to date news about the Supreme Court's decision at www.glaad.org/marriage