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NYC Event: LGBT Rights in China – Nov. 7

By , October 24, 2012

China’s Comrades: New Developments in LGBT Rights
Social and political attitudes towards sexual orientation and gender identity are changing rapidly in China.  Vibrant new LGBT networks have sprung up around the country.  At the same time, activists report widespread discrimination against LGBT people, and Chinese media have reported on several hate crimes in recent years. 
Discussing the significance of these changes will be:
  • John C. Balzano, Visiting Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Law
  • Zhou Dan,  legal advocate and Executive Director of Yu Dan, a Shanghai-based organization with a mission to achieve positive perception of, and full recognition of, gay rights in China
  • Sam Zhao, leading lesbian activist and co-founder and co-editor of Les Plus, mainland China’s first lesbian magazine
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2010
Time: 4 pm – 5:50 pm
Where: Fordham Law School, Room 312
1.5 NY CLE Credits Free to Public Interest Lawyers ($90 for all others – please view RSVP page to arrange payment)

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