also speaking: Walter L. Williams: professor at USC, specializing in GLBT history; * Cleve Jones: friend and advisor to Harvey Milk (portrayed by Emile Hirsch in Milk), founder of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt; * Torie Osborne: former Executive Director of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force; * Jennifer C. Pizer: Senior Counsel and Marriage Project Director for Lambda Legal; * Sheila Kuehl: first gay or lesbian person elected to the state assembly of California; * Waiyde Palmer: former West coast organizer of ACT UP!; * John A. Pérez: assemblymember of the 49th district of California, in Los Angeles; * Marc Solomon: former Executive Director of Mass Equality, Marriage Equality Director of Equality California; * Surina Khan: Vice President of Programs for the Women’s Foundation of California, former executive director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission; * Roland Palencia: Director of Community Benefits at L.A. Care Health Plan, former Chief of Operations and Vice-President of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation; * Paul Colichman: Head of Regent Entertainment, which includes the Advocate, OUT, Here! TV, and Regent Films; * Talia Mae Bettcher: Director of the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities at California State University in Los Angeles, author; * Jacob Hale: professor in the Department of Philosophy at California State University, Northridge; * Rick Jacobs: founder the Courage Campaign, former Senior Advisor to Democracy for America, co-founder of Brave New Films, a director of the Liberty Hill Foundation; * Chris Freeman: lecturer at University of Southern California in 20th century gay and lesbian studies, author; * Julius Nam: associate professor of religion at Loma Linda University School of Religion in California, commissioned minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. (BettcherForrest)
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