Gay rights attorney speaking at WVU Law on April 1

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA – LGBT civil rights attorney Beth Littrell will speak at the West Virginia University College of Law on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in the event hall.

Admissions is free and the public is invited to attend. A reception will follow the lecture.

Littrell, who helped win marriage equality in West Virginia, will address the next big advocacy issues in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions, and a reception follows the program. 

As a senior attorney for Lambda Legal in Atlanta, Georgia, Littrell has been involved in a wide variety of litigation for same sex couples, including marriage, custody rights, First Amendment disputes, and employment and disability discrimination.

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve 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.

Littrell’s lecture at WVU is hosted by OUTlaw, a student organization at the College of Law that fosters open communication between gay and straight communities while educating individuals on gay rights issues.

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