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posted Friday, June 24, 2011 - Volume 39 Issue 25
LGBT Equality at a Crossroads
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LGBT Equality at a Crossroads

On June 21, The American Constitution Society, American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Lambda Legal, Legal Voice, Pride Foundation, Equal Rights Washington, and Q Law presented "LGBT Equality at a Crossroads" at Town Hall in Seattle. Speakers at the event included panelists Sarah Dunne, legal director of American Civil Liberties Union of Washington; The Honorable Jamie Pedersen, state representative of the 43rd Legislative District, Washington House of Representatives; Jennifer C. Pizer, legal director and the Arnold D. Kassoy Senior Scholar of Law, The Williams Institute. The panel was moderated by The Honorable Mary I. Yu, King County Superior Court judge, distinguished jurist in residence of the Seattle University School of Law, and an introduction was given by LaShawn Warren, director of programs of the American Constitution Society. All speakers are pictured above. The program was upbeat as all speakers expressed great pleasure with the rate of change in Washington state. However, concern was expressed that Transgender issues were not progressing at the same rate, and this merited increased attention.

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