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Contact: Tim Woodhull

September 29, 2000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

California State University, Dominguez Hills, to host youth organizers and veteran activists in gay rights discussion

California State University, Dominguez Hills, will host a panel discussion about "Gay Liberation Through the Millennia" on Wednesday, October 18.

Participants in the two-hour program will include: Anthony Colin, 16, student at El Modena High School in the city of Orange and co-founder of the Gay-Straight Alliance Club on his campus; Morris Kight, founder of the Gay Liberation Front and co-founder of the Gay/Lesbian Center in Los Angeles; and, Miki Jackson, lesbian activist and founder of Aunt Bee's Laundry and Thrift Store that provides services for persons with AIDS.

Scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Extended Education Lecture Hall, Room EE 1213, the event will be moderated by Sharon Raphael, professor of Sociology at CSU Dominguez Hills. The program is sponsored by the Dialogue on Diversity and by the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual Student Association.

Admission is free.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Sharon Raphael, professor, sociology, at (310) 243-3881.

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