The Equality Forum 2013 kicks off in Philadelphia Thursday at 7 p.m. with the National Religious Colloquy at the University of the Arts (211 South Broad St.).
The forum is part of the group’s goal to advance national and international LGBT civil rights through education. The weekend includes several panel discussions along with dinners and parties in the evening. The panels discuss several subjects including LGBT Youth Advocacy and surrogacy for prospective LGBT parents.
Most events are free. For more information, visit equalityforum.com.