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LGBTQ Conference at Harvard Features Pulitzer Center Grantee Reporting

Event Date:

March 5, 2016 | 12:00 AM EST
Image by Daniella Zalcman. Uganda, 2014.

As Uganda struggles with anti-homosexuality legislation, the growing LGBT-rights movement continues...

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[Left] 'You can be gay and you can be a Christian. It is your choice to come to the church and talk about salvation.' Reverend Ruth Galimaka, St. John's Kamwokya, Church of Uganda. Image by Daniella Zalcman. Uganda, 2014. [Right] Dmitry Chizhevsky in a Saint Petersburg hospital, where he was treated following an attack on an LGBT meeting. Doctors were not able to save his vision in his left eye. Image by Misha Friedman. Russia, 2013.

Join the Pulitzer Center on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the third edition of the LGBTQ Conference at Harvard. The LGBTQ Conference will explore the theme "Beyond Marriage Equality: Rainbows at the Crossroads."

Independent photojournalist Daniella Zalcman will speak about her work interviewing faith leaders in Uganda on the Comparative Religions panel. Documentary photographer Misha Friedman will speak about his work on the LGBT community in Russia and Crimea on the Global LGBTQ Rights panel. This conference strives to "highlight the intersectionalities within the LGBTQ community and provide a platform to LGBTQ voices which often go unheard."

LGBTQ Conference
Saturday, March 5
8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Austin Hall at Harvard Law School
1515 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

Kicking off with the conference and continuing throughout the month of March, the Pulitzer Center will have an exhibit up in the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery showing work from Pulitzer Center grantees: Zalcman's "Kuchus in Uganda"project, Friedman's "Official Homophobia" and "Crimea: The Human Toll"projects, and Sami Siva's "India's Third Gender" project.

The exhibit at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery will open to the public on Sunday, March 6th from 1-5 p.m. The reception and gallery opening is free and open to the public. Learn more.

To register and for more information about the LGBTQ Conference, please visit the conference website.





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