Unite and Fight: Strategizing for LGBT Equality
Unite + Fight EAA Midwest Conference
March 12–14, 2010
Chicago’s Columbia College
On the weekend of March 12–14 activists from across the Midwest will gather to discuss and debate how to achieve full federal equality while forming a strong regional grass roots network. Proposed topics include: Why We Need a National Grassroots Movement, Movement Strategy and Tactics, The ‘T’ is not Silent: Transgender History and Politics, Movement History: ACT UP, Lessons From the Black Civil Rights Struggle, Convincing the Democrats to Take Us Seriously, Taking on the Religious Right, and more.
In addition there will be artists performing and showing their work, music, dancing and lots of time to hang out and socialize with other LGBT activists and allies in the region. Don’t miss the opportunity to build unity and meet new activist friends in Chicago, March 12–14, 2010.
Shape the strategy for our next steps as a movement.
Hear from prominent activists on what works and what doesn’t.
Socialize with other individuals and groups in our region.
Learn from educational workshops on topics that matter to you.
- Lt. Dan Choi, prominent activist against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
- Staceyann Chin, Jamaican-born lesbian performance artist and poet
- Adam Bouska, photographer and creator of the “NO H8″ campaign