National Women’s Music Festival Presents:
Centering and Being the Story for Change

Join Imani Rupert-Gordon of NCLR and Kim L. Hunt of Pride Action Tank for an LGBTQ Storytelling Event. Two former executive directors of a small nonprofit working at the intersections of race, gender identity and sexual orientation talk about the power of story and the challenges of bringing the stories of marginalized groups to the center of their work. As Black women leading LGBTQ organizations, Kim L. Hunt and Imani Rupert-Gordon have built platforms for sharing the...


The LGBTQ Experience in Public Relations: Visibly Proud

On June 29, please join the Museum of Public Relations for their third annual tribute to our industry’s LGBTQ community. Register Two panels — one of PR professionals from both corporate and non-profit organizations (including NCLR’s Communications Director Christopher Vasquez), followed by a diverse panel of journalists covering LGBTQ+ issues, will engage in discussions ranging from the current challenges facing the community and how it is covered in media to how the social activism of...


Pride Then and Now:
Honoring the Past, Looking to the Future of Pride

Pride 2021 is unlike any Pride we have experienced before. We are beginning to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic slowly and acknowledging the aftermath one year later of the global reckoning on racial justice following the deaths of George Floyd and so many other Black and Brown people. Pride this year must center our activism and intentional approach to understanding the intersectionality of the LGBTQ movement and our connection to all diverse populations. We must work to ensure all members...


Out in the Field: Discussing Full LGBTQ Participation in Sports

This panel will be moderated by Steve Buckley, Senior Writer for The Athletic. Panelists include Author, Activist and Coach, Joanna Lohman; Amy Whelan, Senior Staff Attorney at NCLR; and Angela Hucles Mangano, Founding Member of Angel City FC. Join us for a conversation about LGBTQ people and sports from the perspectives of athletes, coaches, advocates and fans.Check out Joanna Lohman’s new book, Raising Tomorrow’s Champions, an extraordinary parenting and life lessons book as told...


Equality Act Pride Jeopardy Night

Join NCLR and the National LGBTQ Task Force to say “It’s Time” to pass federal protections for LGBTQ+ people, and expand existing protections for women, people of color and people of faith. With guest hosts Stella and Lisa Keating. Register We have teamed up with the National LGBTQ Task Force for a fabulous night of Pride Month themed Jeopardy planned to kick off Freedom and Opportunity for All’s Equality Act Pride Week! Join us on Thursday, June 24 at 6pm ET / 3pm PT for a...


The Road to Liberation:
Centering Economic Justice for Black LGBTQ People

Join NCLR for an event to highlight poverty in the Black LGBTQ community and to honor the lives of Black and poor LGBTQ people who remain resilient despite the challenges they experience. To build community awareness of and mobilization against Black LGBTQ poverty, we will hold a panel with a performances from Cakes Da Killa. The panel will explore the causes and the policy and non-policy solutions needed to address Black LGBTQ poverty. Register ModeratorImara Jones, Founder & Producer,...


Freedom to Lead
Revisiting Juneteenth 2020: A Year Later

On the anniversary of Juneteenth, our dynamic panel including Imani Rupert-Gordon, Executive Director of NCLR; Zoë Polk, the Executive Director of EBCLC; and Rebecca Dixon, Executive Director of NELP, explore what we need from the philanthropic community as leaders in order to thrive and build institutions that will advance bold ideas and movement work. The panel will be moderated by Thato Ramoabi, MPA, Program Manager of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative....


Ahead of the Curve – Screening and Conversation

This Pride month, Ahead of the Curve premieres world wide! Join us for a panel discussion about the film and its themes of identity, language and intergenerational queerness. Panelists include: Imani Rupert- Gordon, Executive Director of NCLR; Cathy Sakimura, Deputy Director and Family Law Director at NCLR; Ruth McFarlane, VP of Advancement at Ms. Foundation; Franco Stevens, Founder of Curve Magazine, Jen Rainin director of Ahead of the Curve and Tamika Butler, Founder and Principal of Tamika...


NCLR’S 44th Anniversary Celebration
Champions for Justice 2021

For more than four decades, NCLR has made our communities more just and equitable. Fighting for justice doesn’t just happen in the courts, in elected chambers or in political arenas. Radical change in systems is sparked by radical change in hearts and minds. The first to create LGBTQ centered programs in immigration and asylum, sports, youth and family law, NCLR sees a path to equality in each of us. A leader in LGBTQ reproductive justice, anti-poverty efforts and eradicating conversion...


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