"The Right Side of History? LGBTQ+ Rights Worldwide" will take place Sunday, June 10, at Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr., 2-3:30 p.m.
Attendees will explore the history, early battles, defeats and victories in the struggle to achieve equality. People will also learn what they can do to stand in solidarity to defend human rights for all, including the LGBTQ+ community.
Panelists will include activist/entrepreneur/Equality Illinois co-founder Art Johnston; attorney Matt Nosanchuck, who helped craft President Obama's LGBT-rights agenda; and transgender activist Channyn Lynne Parker, the manager of the youth drop-in at Broadway Youth Center. Lora Branch, of Gilead Sciences, will be the moderator.
Equality Illinois, Windy City Times, Center on Halsted, The Legacy Project and the Chicago Alliance of Museums with Pride are community partners.
Admission is free for museum members, and $6-$15 for non-members; visit www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/pages/programs/events/ .
Related coverage at www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/-Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-plans-spring-events-/62439.html .