February 20, 2014 | by Staff reports
Press Club hosts journalism panel on Sochi games

 

Kevin Naff, National Press Club, gay news, Washington Blade

Washington Blade Editor Kevin Naff will be a panelist at the National Press Club forum on LGBT journalists and activists. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

The National Press Club (529 14th St., N.W.) hosts LGBTs in the News’s panel “LGBT Activists and Journalists: The Little Team That Could” Tuesday morning from 9-11 a.m. in the Edward R. Murrow Room.

Discussion will focus on the politics of the Sochi Olympics in regards to Russia’s anti-gay laws, possibilities for passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and what is needed to achieve marriage equality in all 50 states. Panelists include Washington Blade Editor Kevin Naff, LGBT and civil rights advocate Mandy Carter, activist Will Walters and many more.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Audience questions will be taken during the panel.

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