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LGBTQ Faith Leaders Summit

By Charlotte Robinson, October 14, 2015
Over 200 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer advocates & faith leaders will take part in the Faith & Family LGBTQ Power Summit on October 20th through October 23rd in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hosted by the National LGBTQ Task Force the four-day gathering will focus on elevating the voices of LGBTQ faith leaders, addressing attacks by homophobic anti LGBTQ politicians using religion to discriminate against our LGBTQ community & providing communities of faith with tools to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQ people. Bishop Yvette Flunder who represents a coalition of over 100 Christian churches & ministries will be giving the keynote address. The event will take place just days before the so-called World Congress of Families—a group monitored by the Southern Poverty Law Center for anti LGBTQ hate crime activities. The Faith & Family LGBTQ Power Summit takes place at the Radisson Hotel, 215 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City in Utah from Tuesday, October 20th beginning at 9:30A through Friday, October 23rd at 1P. Speakers will include Bishop Yvette Flunder, Presiding Bishop of The Fellowship, Rev. Rodney McKenzie, Director of the Academy for Leadership & Action & National LGBTQ Task Force LGBTQ advocates, faith leaders & their allies. The National LGBTQ Task Force works to secure full freedom, justice & equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer (LGBTQ) people. For over forty years they have been at the forefront of the social justice movement by training thousands of organizers & advocating for change at the federal, state & local level.
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