WHEN: March, 2nd @ 5:30-6:30pm
WHERE: Hyde Hall, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities @ UNC Chapel Hill
Sarah McBride is the Campaigns and Communications Manager for LGBT Progress at the Center for American Progress. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Sarah also serves on the Board of Directors of Equality Delaware, the state’s primary LGBT-advocacy and educational organization. In that capacity, Sarah helped lead and served as the primary spokesperson for the successful effort to add gender identity and expression to her state’s nondiscrimination and hate-crimes laws during the 2013 legislative session.
Prior to her work at American Progress, Sarah interned for the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and the White House. As an undergrad at American University, Sarah served as student body president and helped to expand opportunities and enhance policies for LGBT students, women, students of color, people with disabilities, and students of varying economic backgrounds. At the end of her term, Sarah made national headlines when she came out as transgender in the student newspaper.
Co-sponsored by UNC’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance, Lambda Law Student’s Association, Pride Place, and UNC-Chapel Hill Provost’s Committee on LGBTQ Life