HB2: Bad Policy, Fake News, Real Impact

Posted on April 12, 2018

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  • 9-9:20: Breakfast and Networking
  • 9:20 Welcome
    Jay Poole, Professor of Social Work, LEARN Leadership Team
  • 9:30-10:15: Politics, Journalism, and Truth: The Real Story of HB2
    Harold Lloyd, Associate Professor Wake Forest School of Law
    Moderator: Derek Krueger, Professor Religion and Philosophy, UNCG
  • 10:20-11:20: Real Impact
    Moderator: Brad Johnson, LEARN Coordinator,

    • Impact on Students
      • Austin MacDonald, River Hedgepath
    • Impact on Higher Education
      • Leigh Ann Royster, Director of Inclusive Wellbeing, Elon University
    • Impact on the Health of LGBTQ+ Community
      • Deena Fulton, North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • 11:20-11:30 Stretch break
  • 11:30-12:00 Queer Lives, Media Representations, and the Stories We Tell
    Nick White, Author of How to Survive a Summer, a novel about a gay-to-straight conversion camp and a man’s reckoning with his experiences there.
    Moderator: Jen Feather, Associate Professor, English
  • 12:00-12:30 Moving Beyond
    Discussion facilitated by Elliott Kimball, Assistant Director, UNCG Office of Intercultural Engagement, LGBTQ+ Outreach, and Advocacy

Read more about our speakers at the Ashby Dialogues website.

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