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Forum on Transgender Rights Held Tonight by NYC Activist Groups

 

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PRESS ADVISORY
From Make the Road New York



For Immediate Release:
Monday, October 12, 2009

Contact: Karina Claudio, 917-676-2559


Hate Crime Victims and Citywide and Local LGBTQ Organizations to Hold a Forum on Transgender Rights
In response to hate violence transgender and gender non-conforming individuals have faced in the past months, hate crime victim Carmela Etienne will share her story, followed by "Know your Rights" workshops led by community organizations.


What:
A forum to address the Transgender and Gender-non-conforming communities' concerns around Hate Violence and Hate Crimes.

When:
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 7pm

Where:
Queens Pride House
76-11 37th Avenue, Suite 206,
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Who:
Carmela Etienne - Hate Crime Victim
The Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
The Empire State Pride Agenda (ESPA)
Make the Road New York's LGBTQ Justice Projects (GLOBE and PRYDE)
The New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA)
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF)
Queens Pride House


STORY TAGS: gay, homosexual, transgender, rights, equality, lgbt, forum, nyc, ny, new york, activist, activism, lesbian, bisexual, hate, crime, victims, racial equality, social justice, civil rights

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