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N A T Z O N A L G A Y & L E S B I A N T A S K F O R C E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Albert, Ivy Young or
Robert Bray (202)332-6483
MOVEMENT LEADERS, ACTIVISTS, PROVOCATIVE SPEAKERS
TO SHARE EXPERTISE AT NGLTF CREATING CHANGE CONFERENCE
63 WORKSHOPS SLATED
Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 1991...Noted speakers, leaders,
activists and other luminaries in the gay, lesbian and bisexual
movement are slated to make presentations and spark debate at the
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) 4th Annual Creating
Change Conference. The skills-building conference, held this
November 9-11 outside Washington, D.C., will feature 63
workshops, a gay and lesbian cabaret, networking sessions, social
events, provocative plenary speakers and much more.
Workshops cover an exhaustive range of issues, including:
organizing against violence, fundraising, drag activism, media
advocacy, activism and stress, sexual liberation/sexual
diversity, censorship, AIDS organizing and health issues,
lobbying, international activism, direct action, organizing the
workplace, staging visibility actions, the March on Washington,
election year activism, movement in-fighting and more.
Besides staff and board members of NGLTF, presenters
-- Robin Tyler, comedienne and lesbian activist;
-- Alexander Robinson, ACLU--Washington lobbyist;
-- Tim Sweeney, exec. director, Gay Men's Health Crisis;
- - Melinda Paras, director, multicultural affairs, Shanti
-- Torie Osborn, exec. director, L.A. Gay and Lesbian Community
-- Tom Stoddard, exec. director, Lambda Legal Defense Fund;
-- Joe Simmons, erotic performer, model, porn actor;
-- Ggreg Deborah Taylor, drag activism pioneer and organizer,
National Lavender Tortoise Drag Liberty Tour '92;
-- Anita Taylor, National Minority AIDS Council;
-- Letitia Gomez, National Latino/a Lesbian and Gay
-- Lynn Cothren, chair, Queer Nation/Atlanta;
-- Kathleen Stoll, Center for Women Policy Studies;
-- Phranc, lesbian folksinger, Island recording artist;
-- Suzanne Pharr, former executive director, Women's Project of
Little Rock, author, Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism;
- more -
1734 Fourteenth Street, NW + Washington, DC 20009-4309 + 202-332-6483
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