Televised Viewing of 9th Circuit Prop 8 Challenge to be Hosted by L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, Lambda Legal on Dec. 6
(Los Angeles, November 30, 2010) - On Monday, Dec. 6, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the federal lawsuit challenging the validity of California's Proposition 8.
The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, together with Lambda Legal, will host a free viewing of the televised proceedings, on a large screen in the Center's Renberg Theatre, for all who are interested in watching.
Following the arguments, LGBT leaders will be available for interviews with the media, including: Jon Davidson, Legal Director of Lambda Legal who will provide legal analysis, and the Center's Senior Policy Counsel, Sky Johnson. Francisco Dueñas, coordinator of Lambda Legal's Proyecto Igualdad, will be available for Spanish-language interviews.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m., Monday, December 6, 2010
Hearing begins at 10 a.m. and is expected to last approximately two hours
WHERE: L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
WHO: Sky Johnson, Senior Policy Counsel, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
Jon Davidson, Legal Director for Lambda Legal
Francisco Dueñas, Lambda Legal Proyecto Igualdad
**Limited street parking available**
Contact: Tom Warnke; 213-382-7600 ex 247;[email protected]
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Since 1971 the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center has been building the health, advocating for the rights and enriching the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.