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Sharing coming out Stories and also how the church impacts the LGBT COMMUNITY and why do we shy away from going
The LGBT Bar Association is the nation's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied legal professionals. With thousands of members spanning the corporate, firm, non-profit and government sphere, The Bar plays a leading role in ensuring legal professionals have access to the latest resources, opportunities and skills. From organizing Lavender Law, an annual conference attracting more than 1,600 attendees working on cutting edge legal issues, to spearheading legal change from inside the profession, The Bar plays a unique role in ensuring the legal and political advancements of the LGBT community impact real people and families.
D’Arcy Kemnitz brings more than two decades of non-profit and social justice experience to her role as The LGBT Bar’s executive director. Under her leadership, The Bar has become the largest and most recognized organization of LGBT legal professionals in the country. In addition to organizing more than 25 affiliated LGBT bar associations, and dozens of LGBT law student associations, D’Arcy oversees the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair each year. D’Arcy is frequently quoted on LGBT legal issues, appearing in media outlets including The ABA Journal, ABC News, Time Magazine. She is a distinguished graduate of the University of Wisconsin and the Hamline University School of Law.
There is a stigma associated with those in our community when it comes to receiving the help necessary help that we need in terms of speaking with a therapist, and obtaining healthcare in general. Tonight we'll examine this issues, its causes, and any possible solutions! Don't miss it!
This week, Arizona lawmakers passed the anti-gay bill. In June Russia's president passed a law prohibiting the promotion of any non-traditional sexual relationships. And Nigeria recently passed a bill constituting same sex relationships illegal, with penalties of up to 14 years in prison. In an era of constant progression, the political efforts related to alternative sexual relationships become more stagnant, and in some cases seem to worsen. Is the world at war with the LGBT community? Do you believe these political restrictions are necessary to preserve marriage? Join us as we discuss "Sex Politics: The Worldwide War on the LGBT community" with James Felton Keith (twitter: @JFKii) , board member of the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce & LGBT advocate.
Stereotypes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are conventional, formulaic generalizations, opinions, or images about persons based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Stereotypes and homophobia are a learned outlook, i.e. from parents, teachers, peers, or the mass media, or a lack of firsthand familiarity, may tend to lead to more reliance on learned stereotypes.We will discuss these stereotypes and myths. Please join us to share your thoughts.
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