LGBT+ panel discussion to be held at OU

LGBT+ panel discussion at OU on October 17. File image.

The Department of Human Relations at The University of Oklahoma (OU) will host a panel discussion on October 17 with local and state LGBT activists. The discussion will cover their struggles being a LGBT+ person in Oklahoma.

Discussion will focus on the importance of activism in ensuring LGBT+ persons can live openly without discrimination, enjoying equal rights, personal autonomy and freedom of expression.

Distinguished panelists are:
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Community Organizer Candace Liger
OU Trailblazer Tanner Williams and Scott Williams
OKC Black Lives Matter Executive Director Sheri Amore
LGBTQ+ Activist Paula Schonauer

There will be 60 minutes of a moderated discussion followed by 30 minutes of Q&A from the audience.

This event starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. It is open to the public and will be held in Room 201 in the Physical Science Center at OU.

Organizer  is Sage Mauldin, Adjunct Professor of Human Relations in the Department of Human Relations at OU. He serves as a reviewer for the Critical, Social Justice, and Diversity Perspectives track for the Academy of Human Resource Development and the Psychology of Human Resource Management track for Psychology Research. Sage is the author of “LGBT Issues in the United States: An Anthology” that will be published in August of 2018.


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