Please join LGBTQ @ Venable for a presentation by fashion model and LGBTQ advocate Geena Rocero. Geena will share her experiences living and working as a transgender woman, her transformational journey from the Philippines to the United States, and her subsequent evolution to self-acceptance and advocacy. Geena's powerful 2014 TED talk, presented in honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility, has been viewed more than 4 million times and translated into 32 languages. Geena's astonishing life, her bravery, and her advocacy work are sure to inspire.
About LGBTQ @ Venable
LGBTQ @ Venable is committed to providing education and professional development opportunities for our firm’s LGBTQ attorneys, clients, and friends. We frequently host programs and speaking engagements that explore issues of particular importance to the LGBTQ community. Recent events include a discussion and reception with Jim Obergefell, the named plaintiff in the landmark decision that resulted in a victory for marriage equality, and a presentation by Elizabeth Birch, former head of the Human Rights Campaign.