Straight for Equality initiative set to launch in Springfield

Straight for Equality, a national initiative to empower straight people to support and advocate for LGBT equality, will launch in Springfield at a special event at 5:30 pm, Nov. 1, at Drury University’s Findlay Student Center.

Dr. Teresa Hornsby, co-chair of the Religion and Philosophy Department at Drury University, will deliver a keynote address, “Who Locked the Door? Paul and the Keys to the Kingdom,” followed by three break-out panels to discuss faith, healthcare and workplace issues of importance to LGBT persons.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Reconciliation and PFLAG-Springfield with support from Spectrum; Lambda, a group of LGBT and ally faculty and staff at MSU; and Drury Allies.

This event is free and open to the public.

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3 responses to “Straight for Equality initiative set to launch in Springfield

  1. Victoria

    Sir, I saw your speech. It brought me to tears. Thank you on behalf of my girlfriend and I, and all my friends that believe we are equal. I think your words are making a powerful difference and I hope to one day hear you speak and shake your hand. God bless.

  2. Kay

    Too far to attend but please post video or notes about the presentation if possible. Thank you

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