California: Making History, Changing Lives (GLAD Benefit)
Original post made by GLAD, Old Palo Alto, on Mar 30, 2011
11:00 am -1:00 pm
Hosted by Kathy Levinson and Naomi Fine
Palo Alto, CA
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders is changing the national landscape for LGBT equality. Learn more and enjoy brunch at the home of Kathy Levinson and Naomi Fine in Palo Alto, CA.
RSVP at www.glad.org/event/2011-california
Remarks by Therese Stewart, San Francisco's Chief Deputy City Attorney who will be welcoming GLAD to California and introducing Mary Bonauto, GLAD's Civil Rights Project Director. Mary Bonauto will speak on the impact of President Obama's decision to not defend DOMA in GLAD's two cases challenging Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
History speaks for itself â€“ GLAD's impact litigation has secured victories for individuals and set legal precedents followed nationally. GLAD is a principal force in the movement for equal justice under the law. Find out how you can support our strategic litigation to end discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and expression.