Creating Change Conference 2008 - Photos

20th National Conference on LGBT Equality:
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Director of Movement Building Russell Roybal and Creating Change Director Sue Hyde welcome attendees in their usual show-stopping and inimitable way.

Comic Kate Clinton emceed the plenaries and had the crowd laughing (and thinking) every time she took the stage.

Founder and President of the Arcus Foundation Jon Stryker is honored with a 2008 Creating Change award.

NAACP Chairman Julian Bond sounds the call for LGBT equality.

Los Angeles-based psychotherapist, author and activist Guy Baldwin accepts the Leather Leadership Award.

Task Force Executive Director Matt Foreman pays tribute to Ann DeGroot and her legacy of LGBT activism.

Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality acknowledges the Task Force’s work on behalf of transgender civil rights.

Task Force Deputy Executive Director Rea Carey and Eddie Rivas of AARP’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Bishop V. Gene Robinson shares the optimistic message that our community will indeed overcome.

Anita Mae Rosenstein is recognized by the Task Force, and by her partner LuAnn Boylan (pictured) for her philanthropic work in the LGBT community.

Creating Change Director Sue Hyde honors Mandy Carter with the inaugural Susan J. Hyde Activism Award.

Task Force Institute for Welcoming Resources Program Director, Rev. Rebecca Voelkel, introduces Bishop V. Gene Robinson.

Transgender activist and founder of GLBT Generations Barbara Satin is honored with Allan Morrow Community Service Award.

Co-executive director of SPARK: Reproductive Justice Now! Mia Mingus is recognized with a Creating Change Award for her work on disability, race, reproductive justice, gender, sexuality and trans-racial adoption issues.

Musicians Bernice Johnson Reagon and Toshi Reagon close the 20th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change.

A young poet performs at the Poetry Slam.

Task Force Academy instructor Mickey MacIntyre presents a workshop on executive director skills.

Creating Change attendees participate in one of the many activist workshops

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