Helen Carroll, Sports Project Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Krista Hanson, Ph.D., Professor of Russian Culture, San Francisco State University
Julie Dorf, Senior Advisor, Council for Global Equality
Stuart Plunkett, J.D., Partner, Morrison Foerster - Moderator
Russia, the host country of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, has been drawing criticism from around the world and across diverse communities for enacting a law that bans the distribution of "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations." Since the passage of the anti-gay propaganda law, many have expressed concerns both over the safety of LGBT individuals traveling to the Winter Olympic Games and the International Olympic Committee’s cool response to the issue. Tonight we bring together a panel of leaders and advocates to discuss the implications of this very important issue.