The Philadelphia Chapter of NLGJA, the Association of LGBTQ Journalists, is hosting Trans Issues in (Local) Media: A Public Discussion on Nov. 19, 2019.
The goals of the event are to educate and empower media professionals to accurately represent transgender communities, generate story ideas, and present new sources and contacts.
Join journalist Rebecca Juro; scholar-activist and author Heath Fogg Davis, Ph.D.; former Common Pleas Candidate Henry Sias, Esq.; activist Sharron Cooks; and Gillian Branstetter of the National Center for Transgender Equality, in a conversation about the coverage of transgender issues in the media.
We want to use this opportunity to connect people and to fight for fair and accurate media coverage.
WHEN: November 19, 2019 7-9 PM
REGISTRATION: 6.30 PM
WHERE: The Pen and Pencil Club, 1522 Latimer Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Parking is available in nearby parking garages. We recommend using public transportation. The nearest subway station is Walnut-Locust.
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