No Hate in the 808 for LBGT equalityOctober 11, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Campus Center
No Hate in the 808” to rally for LGBT equality Hawai’i’ celebrates National Coming Out Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2012
Contact: Cameron Miyamoto, (808) 956-9250
UH Mānoa LGBT Student Services
LBGT Student Services invites the community to join together for “No Hate in the 808,” on National Coming Out Day, Thursday, October 11, 10:00 am-2:00pm at Campus Center, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus. This special celebration of tolerance and acceptance is aimed at highlighting Hawai‘i support to end bullying and build equality for LBGT people. More than 20 community organizations, churches, service agencies, and advocacy groups will share their resources for creating a climate where lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender youth are accorded dignity and respect for who they are.
“NO H8 in the 808!”: National Coming Out Day celebration highlights:
• LGBT Community Resource Fair
• 8th Annual Amazing Ally T-shirt Day Give-away: “NO H8 in the 808” t-shirts will be distributed to everyone who wants to “wear their support” for LGBT equality—all day, all across campus.
• NO H8 in the 808 Quilt Project: decorate a panel for a quilt that will celebrate LGBT equality.
• NO H8 in the 808 Video Project: record a sound bite proclaiming your love for diversity and equality.
• Public address and proclamation by Governor Neil Abercrombie, 12:30 pm in Campus Center
LBGT Student Services/ Office of Student Excellence Equity and Diverstiy, Mānoa Campus
Camaron Miyamoto, 956-9250 , email@example.com,