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Human Rights Campaign to host national Web chat Thursday on race, sexuality and gender

News release from Human Rights Campaign:

Experts to field questions from the LGBT community following new Equality Forward research report: “At the Intersection”

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, will host a national web chat on issues surrounding race, sexuality and gender in the LGBT community this Thursday, August 13. The session follows the release of a new research report, “At the Intersection,” part of HRC’s Equality Forward diversity initiative. Prior to the discussion, HRC will accept questions that will be answered live by a panel of diversity experts and posted in our chat room at www.hrc.org/chat.  Questions may be submitted in advance by emailing: webchat@hrc.org.

WHAT:  National web chat hosted by Human Rights Campaign

WHO:  Pastor of Inner Light Ministries Rainey Cheeks; ESPN columnist LZ Granderson; ColorLines magazine publisher Rinku Sen; and lead “At the Intersection” researcher Joshua Ulibarri

WHEN:  Thursday, August 13, 2009 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

HOW:  To participate, visit the following link: www.hrc.org/chat

For additional online resources or to learn more about the Equality Forward initiative, visit www.hrc.org/issues/equalityforward.asp

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.


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