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Monday, March 15, 2010

The Global GLBT Summit

For the purpose of Advancing LGBT Civil Rights, Equality Forum presents the The Global GLBT Summit. April 26th - May 10th, 2010 in Philadelphia.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

SUNDAYOUT! AT THE PIAZZA & LIBERTIES WALK
Sunday, May 2, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Piazza & Liberties Walk
North 2nd Street & Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
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$10 adults, $5 students

SundayOUT! at The Piazza & Liberties Walk
features live and Jumbotron entertainment, and over 100 artisans, vendors, and community organizations. The architecturally exciting Piazza and adjacent Liberties Walk offer something for everyone — stylish boutiques, caf├ęs, bars, galleries and more!

  • Live Entertainment presented by Q102 and My106.1
  • Fashion Show
  • TLA “Gays in Hollywood”
  • Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus Cabaret
  • Philadelphia Freedom Band
  • Dance Performances

The region’s largest GLBT street festival takes place at Philadelphia’s chic new open-air plaza in Northern Liberties.

INTERNATIONAL EQUALITY DINNER

Saturday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA
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$200
The International Equality Dinner at the National Constitution Center honors DavidBoies and Ted Olson with the 15th annual International Role Model Award and CNN with the 8th annual International Business Leadership Award. Tony Maddox, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, CNN International will accept the award on behalf of CNN. U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, Honorary Dinner Chairs, will attend.
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BRAIN SANDERS DANCE TRIBUTE

Friday, April 30, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
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$5, $10, $25, $100
Collaborating Organizations:
The University of the Arts School of Dance

Join Equality Forum at the Merriam Theater for a tribute to Brian Sanders, one of America’s most innovative and prolific choreographers and the founder of the nationally acclaimed JUNK. Dancers from The Univerity of the Arts perform Sanders's work.

9 p.m., VIP Party on Stage (for those purchasing VIP tickets) with Brian Sanders, Susan Glazer, Director, School of Dance, U Arts dancers, and special guests.

Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.

11TH ANNUAL GAY AND LESBIAN ART EXHIBIT

Featuring Richard Renaldi and Mark Yankus Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
The University of the Arts
211 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
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FREE
Collaborating Organizations:
The University of the Arts

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GLBT RIGHTS AND CHALLENGES IN AFRICA

Thursday, April 29, 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Arts Bank
601 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
MAP
FREE

While the U.S. debates the issue of same-sex marriage, nations like Uganda have considered the death penalty or life imprisonment for “anyone convicted of a homosexual act.” Equality Forum’s international focus explores GLBT rights and movement development in Africa.

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25 LGBT PANELS
There will be 25 panels throughout the week on subjects including LGBT Adoption, work relations, Reproduction Rights, Coming Out, Abusive relationships, LGBT Equality, HIV and much more.

Click here for a schedule of panels and details.

FILM SCREENINGS

“Preacher’s Sons”
Friday, April 30, 7:30 p.m., Arts Bank

“OUT in the SILENCE”
Saturday, May 1, 7:30 p.m., Arts Bank

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for more details.


GLBT EVENT PARTIES
Name Date
Location
VIP Kickoff Mon 4/26 at 6:00 p.m. Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
Women's Party: Battle of the D.J.'s Wed 4/28 at 9:00 p.m. Sisters
Welcome Party Thu 4/29 at 10:00 p.m. Q Lounge
Happy Hour Fri 4/30 at 5:00 p.m. Stir
Cabaret and Dancing at Tavern on Camac Fri 4/30 at 10:00 p.m. Tavern on Camac
Youth Party Sat 5/1 at 6:00 p.m. The Attic Youth Center
11th Annual Girl Fever Sat 5/1 at 8:30 p.m. Sisters
Men's Party Sat 5/1 at 10:00 p.m. Q Lounge
SundayOUT! Drag Brunch at Darling's Sun 5/2 at 9:00 a.m. The Piazza & Liberties Walk
SundayOUT! Party at Darling's Sun 5/2 at 5:00 p.m. The Piazza & Liberties Walk
Ladies 2000 Party Sun 5/2 at 5:00 p.m. North Bowl
SundayOUT! Party at P.Y.T.







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