Monday March 2 - MCMDNOW Monday Meeting

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

Montgomery County NOW invites you to join us as we discuss

LGBT Issues and Women’s History Month
Reflecting back and looking forward on LGBT equality

Guest Speaker: Keith Thirion
Director of Advocacy and Programs,
Equality Maryland

Monday, March 2
7 pm reception
7:30 – 8:30 pm program

Wheaton Regional Library
11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902

Discussion through stories of the way it was, to educate and remind people why it’s so important to have LGBT rights in the law books.
Discussion of whether the passage of the Transgender and Marriage Equality Bills mean that everyone in Maryland now has equal rights.

Before joining Equality Maryland’s staff, Keith Thirion served on the Steering Committee of the Maryland Coalition for Transgender Equality, a coalition of over 50 organizations working to advance equal rights for transgender Marylanders. In the past he was also the Lead Organizer for Basic Rights Montgomery, the campaign to uphold Montgomery County’s trans anti-discrimination law, worked for EQMD on the trans anti-discrimination bill in 2009, organized on Proposition 8 in Los Angeles, and an Organizing Fellow with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.