Labor GLOBE

Pride 1999 Events!

Labor-GLOBE has a number of events going on this June. Please come and invite others to attend!

 

Display in Frances Perkins Building lobby (ongoing)

Pride at Work Presentation (June 3)

Field trip to TAG Too Queer opening (June 11)

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (June 22 and 23)

 

Display in the Frances Perkins Building

June 2- June 30, 1999

200 Constitution Avenue NW

North Lobby

 

Labor GLOBE will hang a display on June 2 that will run through the month. The display contains information on the history of discrmination in federal service (based on sexual orientation), DOL's EEO policy, the 1998 Executive Order prohibiting discrimination. It also provides directions for the future.


Pride at Work Presentation

Thursday, June 3, 1999

12:00-1:00p.m.

Frances Perkins Building, Room N-3437 A&B

Three Executive Board members of Pride at Work--the AFL-CIO supported coalition of union leaders working discussing the issue of sexual orientation and the labor movement--will speak to DOL employees and others who are interested. Come hear:

David Meadows (Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees)

T. Santoro (Communication Workers of America)

Pearl Smith (The Newspaper Guild)

The speakers will talk for 10-15 minutes each; the rest of the program will be open for questions and answers. All employees are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

 

Serving in Silence: the Margarethe Cammrmeyer Story

 

Tuesday, June 22nd, 12:00-1:00p.m. (part one)

Wednesday, June 23, 1999 , 12:00-1:00pm (part two)

Postal Square Building

2 Massachusetts Avenue NE

Conference Center, Room 10 (Ground floor)

Employees are invited to the video screening of this 1995 film, starring Glenn Close and Judy Davis. This is the true story of Margarethe Cammermeyer, a colonel in the U.S. army with an unblemished record who was fired when she revealed she was a lesbian during a promotion interview. She then fought for reinstatement. The film won three Emmys, including one for Ms. Close as outstanding lead actress in a special.

 

Too Queer Art Exhibition

June 11, 1999

DCAC

2438 18th Street NW,

 

Labor-GLOBE members will be meeting to attend the opening night reception for Too Queer: Interrogating the Border Guards of Queer Identity. The art show is being held by the Triangle Artist Group at the District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC) For more information on the exhibit, see the TAG web site. Meeting place and time TBD.

 

 


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