208 w 13th st.
New York City, New York

Join Rev. Steven Baines as he introduces "A Blinding Flash of the Obvious", a documentary that tells the compelling story of the 2004 Ohio campaign that helped repeal Cincinnati’s 11-year-old anti-gay law.

Following the reception and screening there will be an open discussion of the film featuring some of today’s premier voices in the struggle for LGBT equality. The speakers are Carmen Vasquez, Deputy Executive Director, Empire State Pride Agenda; Dave Fleischer, Director of Organizing and Training, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force; Rev. Steven C. Baines, Director of Interfaith Outreach, People For the American Way Foundation; James Dale, Civil Rights Activist, Dale v. Boy Scouts of America, USSC.

Location: The LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), New York, NY 10011. You can reach the Center easily by subway: on the IRT Broadway/Seventh Avenue line, take the IRT 1, 2, or 3 (the red line) to 14th Street at Seventh Avenue; on the IND line, take the A, C or E (the blue line) to 14th Street at Eighth Avenue.

Open to the public. Suggested donation $20.

RSVP by August 4th to Kelly Rolf, 212-420-0440, [email protected]. Space is limited! Free food!

Sponsors: People For the American Way Foundation, Empire State Pride Agenda, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, NARAL Pro-Choice New York, New York Civil Liberties Union, The Peter Cicchino Youth Project of the Urban Justice Center, BlueWaveNJ, The LGBT Community Center, Young People For

Added by nthanawala on July 24, 2006