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 Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 pm

Love Without Borders: The Emergence of Global LGBT Rights

Please come back to see the final panelists for this fabulous presentation.

The LGBT Center suggests a donation of $10, although all donations are voluntary and any amount is appreciated. All are welcome and no one is ever turned away because they can't afford to pay.

For information about this presentation and to buy tickets, see The LGBT Center.   

 Tuesday, December 12 at 7:00 pm

A Tribute to the Author Mark Merlis

Mark Merlis was one of our favorite authors. A top-notch group of his peers and fabulous friends will read from his works and recall his life. Presenters will include:

-- Christopher Bram (moderator for the evening), author of the novels Father of Frankenstein (which was turned into the movie Gods and Monsters directed by Bill Condon staring Brendan Fraser and Lynn Redgrave), Hold Tight, and In Memory of Angel Clare, and the non-fiction Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America

-- Paul Russell, award-winning author of The Salt Point, Sea of Tranquillity, The Coming Storm, and The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov

-- Patrick Merla, author of Boys Like Us, editor (including the seminal gay magazine "Christopher Street") and prominent figure in gay publishing

-- William Sterling Walker, author of Desire: Tales of New Orleans

Come back to see the final list of speakers.

About The Second Tuesday Lecture Series

The Second Tuesday Lecture Series is the longest running program at The LGBT Center. Since 1985, more than 250 speakers have made presentations in the arts, academia, and politics. Speakers representing every major cultural award, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Grammy Award, the Academy Award (The Oscars), Broadway's Tony Awards, the Lambda Literary Award, and the National Book Award, as well as the UK Booker Literary Award, have made presentations.

Through this program, Larry Kramer spoke about the plight of the AIDS Crisis in March 1987, thus beginning ACT-UP, the largest direct action AIDS organization in the world.

About The LGBT Center

The Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities since 1983. As the heart and home of NYC’s gay communities, more than 5,000 people a week visit The Center to participate in its dozens of social service, civic, and cultural programs. The Center has a long history as a cultural hub, with ongoing presentations that showcase the work of both emerging and established artists. In addition, the Center provides affordable meeting space for nearly 400 lesbian and gay groups, ensuring that a broad range of services is available in a central location.

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