Oct 11th: Out in Rural America

A trial lawyer and civil rights advocate, Stephen Skinner shares his personal and professional perspectives on gay life in rural America and the struggle for fairness and equality for all.

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October 11, 2010 in the HUB OHIO ROOM at 6pm on IUP Campus.

This Six O’Clock Series at IUP is cosponsored by the GLBT Commission and Pride Alliance.

Stephen Skinner and his brother Andrew.
Stephen Skinner and his brother Andrew.

Growing up gay or lesbian in small-town America has unique challenges, including being open, honest, and safe in one’s home, school, work, and community. A trial lawyer and civil rights advocate, Stephen Skinner shares his personal and professional perspectives on gay life in rural America and the struggle for fairness and equality for all. Skinner is founder and president of Fairness West Virginia, the first statewide LGBT advocacy organization in West Virginia.

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