NEW HAVEN — A free, statewide forum on issues that are important to Connecticut’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community this election season will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the New Haven Gay & Lesbian Community Center, 50 Fitch St.
The event, “Election 2008: What’s at stake for Connecticut’s GLBT Community? An Issues Forum,” will include discussion and featured speakers, Christopher Healy, shown lower, chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party, and Nancy DiNardo, shown above, chairwoman of the Connecticut Democrat Party.
Topics will include marriage and civil unions, employment, bias crimes, transgender issues, youth, HIV/AIDS and health care, among others, organizers said. The event is co-sponsored by NHGLCC, Love Makes a Family, Multicultural Leadership Institute, True Colors, Women and Families Center, United Church on the Green-UCC, Ct TransAdvocacy Coalition, Human Rights Campaign, AIDS Project New Haven, GLSEN Connecticut, PFLAG-New Haven and GLAD.Participants are asked to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
. For more information, call 387-2252 or e-mail http://www.nhglcc.org/