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-- Kebin Nephew, Native American AIDS Foundation;
-- Peter Staley, ACT-UP/New York
-- Shelly Mars, lesbian actress, "The Virgin Machine," male
-- Lisa Power, co-chair, International Lesbian and Gay Assoc.;
-- Michelangelo Signorile, journalist, writer, Outweek;
-- Linda Villarosa, senior editor, Essence magazine;
-- Barbara Cameron, exec. director, Community United Against
-- D. Cannon, International Mr. Leather 1991;
-- Joseph Kramer, director, Body Electric School;
-- Tim Miller and Holly Hughes, performance artists;
-- Kate Clinton, lesbian comedienne, activist;
-- Laurie Eiserloh, Texas Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby;
-- Ming-Yeung Lu, editor, San Francisco Sphere;
-- Loraine Hutchins, co-editor, Bi Any Other Name;
-- Pat Wright, exec. director, Disability Rights Education Fund
-- Chris Gonzalez, director, Indianapolis Youth Group;
-- Allan Berube, author and historian;
-- Anthony Pinizzotto, FBI Uniform Crime Reports Section.
Plenary speakers at the conference are Jewelle Gomez,
writer, poet and activist; Mario Solis-Marich, national board co-
chair, LLEGO, and AIDS Project L.A. public policy director; and
Minnie Bruce Pratt, lesbian poet, essayist, teacher and NEA
A special AIDS Activist Panel will feature Jeff Levi,
director of government affairs, AIDS Action Council; Saundra
Johnson, ACT UP/Chicago and Chicago Women's AIDS Project; Reggie
Williams, exec. director of the National Task Force on AIDS
Prevention/National Association of Black and White Men Together;
Jean McGuire, former exec. director, AIDS Action Council; and
David Barr, assist. director of policy, Gay Men's Health Crisis.
"Stand Up For Your Rights," a Creating Change comedy and
performance gala, will spotlight nationally known entertainers in
the gay and lesbian community on Sunday, Nov. 10. Artists
include Holly Hughes, Phranc, Tim Miller, Marga Gomez, Kate
Clinton, and Steven Langley. A community dance will be held
Saturday, Nov. 11 at the conference.
Three pre-conference institutes will also be offered:
Campus Organizing, Nov. 7; People of Color Organizing and
Diversity Training, Nov. 8.
The conference will be held at the Old Colony Inn in
historic Alexandria, Va., minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.
Last year's conference sold out at more than 700 activists. This
year's attendance is expected to exceed that number. Individuals
are encouraged to register now to ensure a place. For
registration information, contact Brian Albert, NGLTF, 1734 14th
St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009, (202)332-6483.
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