News from GLAD: Crossbeams February 2017
Sometimes old news is good news! Check out previous editions of Crossbeams here.
Yes, there’s a lot going on in Washington lately. Yes, that was an understatement. Much of what is happening includes confusing names and surprisingly quick actions. Should we support or oppose the so-called “First Amendment Defense Act”? What’s happening at the state level for and against the rights of LGBTQ people? How do these actions … Continue reading What’s Going On?
A busy schedule of events for July’s General Assembly has been announced. Planned events include a pre-Assembly event two-fer: in the morning national spokesperson Sam Brinton will bring us “Conversations About Conversion Therapy,” and in the afternoon Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza and Rev. Chris Davies will be speaking on “Embarking on Revolutionary Love & Making a … Continue reading GLAD General Assembly Events Announced
Naomi Washington Leaphart, Faith Work Director for the National LGBTQ Task Force, will be the speaker at the GLAD Alliance General Assembly Banquet on Sunday July 9. Naomi, a daughter of Detroit, is a minister, educator, organizer, and organizational consultant. She earned the Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary in 2016. While at … Continue reading Naomi Washington Leaphart to Speak At General Assembly GLAD Banquet
News has it that a National Pride March has been scheduled for June 11 in Washington DC. Coinciding with Capital Pride, D.C.’s annual pride celebration, and organizers hope to draw big numbers to send a clear message to Washington that LGBTQ rights are not to be threatened. If you’re thinking about going, but don’t know … Continue reading Need Accomodations for the National Pride March, June 11?
We are GLAD to share with you this note from our Indiana Chapter: Dear GLAD member, We wanted to let you know about an upcoming event coming up in the Indiana region. A GLAD chapter was formed last summer, and we would like invite you to our second meeting. The event is being held on … Continue reading GLAD Indiana Chapter Meets February 18