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WATCH LIVE! White House LGBT Conference on Safe Schools & Communities

White House LGBT conference on safe schools and communities​Post submitted by Charlie Joughin, HRC Press Secretary

Today Attorney General Eric Holder, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and other White House officials will be holding a conference on safe schools and communities for LGBT people.  The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington and you can watch live beginning at 12:00pm Eastern!

Click here to watch the conference

Yesterday HRC released an issue brief framing many of the issues set to be discussed at today’s conference featuring speakers, workshops and  panel discussions on a variety of topics pertaining to LGBT people, including bullying of LGBT youth, hate crimes, LGBT domestic violence, and family acceptance.  

The issue brief produced by HRC can be found here.

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