Marriage Equality from Hawaiʻi to Massachusetts & Back

Saturday, February 14, 2009 (All day)

February 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Richardson School of Law; Classroom 2

A colloquium on same-sex marriage, featuring a slide show by Pat Gozemba and Karen Kahn, authors of Courting Equality: A Documentary History of America's First Legal Same-Sex Marriages. They will be joined in a panel presentation by leaders in Hawaiʻi's movement for civil unions and same-sex marriage, including Alan Spector (co-Chair, Family Equality Coalition); Professor Mari Matsuda (Richardson School of Law); Dr. Rodney Powell (Soul Force) and Rev. Dr. John Heidl, (President, Interfaith Alliance of Hawaiʻi).

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Free and open to the public

Event Sponsor
American Studies, Mānoa Campus

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Kathleen Sands, 956-9093,

Professor Mari Matsuda '80 will discuss marriage equality with Pat Gozemba and Karen Kahn, authors of Courting Equality; Alan Spector, LCSW, Co-Chair, Family Equality Coalition; Brad Ka'iwi Lum, Family Equality Coalition; Dr. Rodney Powell, Civil Rights activist and Soul Force leader; Rev. Dr. John Heidl, President, Interfaith Alliance of Hawaiʻi  on Saturday, February 14, beginning at 3:00 p.m. in Classroom 2.  The event is co-sponsored by the Law School; College of Arts & Humanities and Department of American Studies, UH Mānoa; LAMBDA Student Association; The Family Equality Coalition; and the Interfaith Alliance of Hawaiʻi.