HRC to Host Bishop Gene Robinson in Washington
“God Believes in Love” author to be featured as part of group’s Equality Talks series
WASHINGTON – Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization – announced details of an event featuring Bishop Gene Robinson as part of its Equality Talks speaker series. Bishop Robinson, who oversees the Diocese of New Hampshire in the Episcopal Church in the United States, will be speak at the HRC headquarters in Washington about his new book, God Believes in Love: Straight Talk about Gay Marriage.
A member of the HRC Religion Council and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Robinson is the first openly gay person elected to the episcopate and is considered by many to be the world’s leading religious spokesperson for LGBT rights and marriage equality.
When: Monday, October 1, 2012
Doors open: 6 p.m.
Program begins: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Human Rights Campaign
1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
For those wishing to attend or for more information, visit www.hrc.org/equalitytalks. Books will be available for purchase at the event courtesy of Politics & Prose.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
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