The Williams Institute Events


The Economic Cost of LGBT Exclusion

December 10, 2015 at 3 p.m. (ET)
Webcast at the United Nations

Williams Distinguished Scholar Lee Badgett will lead a panel discussion on the economic costs of exclusion and the benefits of inclusion of LGBT individuals from the business, state and civil society perspectives.

The panel is organized by the LGBT Core Group, a cross-regional group including the Permanent Missions of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, France, Israel, Japan, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom and Uruguay, the the United States Mission, the Delegation of the European Union, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Outright Action International.

Other speakers will include H.E. Mogens Lykketoft, president of the 70th session of the General Assembly; Dan Bross, senior director of business and corporate responsibility at Microsoft; and Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, world-renowned Ugandan LGBTI human rights defender. The panel will be moderated by Marcus Mabry, head of U.S. curation for Twitter Moments.

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Unfinished Business: The Atlantic LGBT Summit

December 10, 2015 at 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST
Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, DC

Brad Sears, executive director of the Williams Institute, will speak at The Atlantic‘s inaugural LGBT summit will convene wide-ranging conversations on queer identity in America, at the end of a game-changing year in arenas from politics to pop culture. The Atlantic will gather policymakers, activists and leaders driving the news to discuss critical issues across the spectrum of LGBT communities.

If you cannot attend in person, follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #AtlanticLGBT.

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