Why LGBT Global Rights are a Game Changer, and Will Liberate Us All”

The UW Gender, Sexuality, and Global Health Working Group is excited to host,
Cary Alan Johnson, Executive Director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), www.iglhrc.org http://www.iglhrc.org/
Tuesday, October 25 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
William H. Foege Building, Auditorium, Room S-060, 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98195.
“The Final Frontier: Why LGBT Global Rights are a Game Changer, and Will Liberate Us All”.
In his talk, Mr. Johnson will be addressing current lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movements around the globe, recent work of IGLHRC, and connection between global struggles of LGBT people and global health. Co-sponsored by the UW Global Health Resource Center, Department of Global Health; Women’s Center; Gates Public Service Law Program, School of Law; and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, School of Medicine.
Light refreshments will be served after the event. Please see the attached flyer for more information about his talk!
Cary Alan Johnson, IGLHRC’s Executive Director, is an author and activist with more than twenty years of experience in the LGBT movement and in African social and economic development. He has worked in management positions for Amnesty International USA, Africare (Rwanda and Zimbabwe), UNHRC (Democratic Republic of Congo), and Planned Parenthood (Southern Africa). Cary holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs and a certificate in African Studies from Columbia University and has written numerous articles on gender and sexuality in Africa.
For more information about the work of IGLHRC, please visit http://www.iglhrc.org.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The UW Gender, Sexuality, and Global Health Working Group, is a group of faculty, staff, and students, who meet monthly for the purpose of creating a welcoming climate for lgbt people in global health and raising awareness of the intersections between gender, sexuality, and global health in education, research, and service. For more information about meeting times and getting involved, contact the Global Health Resource Center, 206-685-7362 or ghrc. To subscribe to our listserv: http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/gensex-workgroup
Daren Wade, MSW
Director, Global Health Resource Center
Department of Global Health