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U.N. in New York: “Religious Freedom†and Sexual Orientation

Sunday 28 February 2010, by siawi2

ARC-International, the Council for Global Equality, Human Rights Watch’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights Program, and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission present:

“Religious Freedom†and Sexual Orientation: The Impact of US Evangelical Movements on Sexual Rights Advocacy Worldwide

Highlighting the recent example of the Ugandan bill that called for the death penalty for gay people, panelists will explore the political influence of certain religious movements on sexual rights advocacy and related policy at national and global levels.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

777 UN Plaza (44th St. & First Ave)

Church Center for the United Nations, 10th Floor room

Speakers:

Kapya Kaoma, Project Director, Public Research Associates
Jodi Jacobson, Editor-in-Chief/Senior Political Editor, RH RealityCheck
Jessica Horn, Consultant and women’s rights activist
Moderated by Cynthia Rothschild, Activist and Consultant, ARC-International
Other speakers to be added