First Ever Summit on LGBTQ Sustainability

OUT for Sustainability hosts the first conference on the intersection of LGBTQ identity and sustainability values.
From: Out for Sustainability
September 5th, 2014 | 0 Comments

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SEATTLE, September 1, 2014 – OUT for Sustainability, the world’s leading organization dedicated to sustainability values within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community, hosts the first ever LGBTQ sustainability conference, the Fab Planet Summit, on September 13th, 2014 in Seattle WA.

Fab Planet Summit is a collection of panels and workshops on topics ranging from “Coming Out Green,” to discuss the present and future experiences of our community in the sustainability movement, to “Queer and Present Danger,” which delves into the uncertain future of the LGBTQ community in increasingly devastating climate change scenarios.

Fab Planet Summit hosts more than a dozen notable speakers and moderators from around the country, all of whom are openly LGBTQ and active leaders in sustainability. Panelists include Laura Clise, Director of External Communications & Corporate Citizenship at AREVA Inc, Dr. Seth M. Holmes, Director of the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, and Darby Hoover, Senior Resource Specialist with the Urban Solutions program of the Natural Resources Defense

Council. A complete list of speaks is available hereFab Planet Summit’s small size, interactivity between and during panels, and closing reception is designed to be highly social encouraging deeper connections and community. Ticket are available through the OUT for Sustainability website and scholarships are available along with volunteer opportunities to ensure all who wish to come are welcome.

OUT for Sustainability Contact:

Gerod Rody

President of OUT for Sustainability

gerod@out4s.org

206.295.4734

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OUT for Sustainability (OUT4S) mobilizes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community for social and environmental action, with a vision of a fabulous planet. Seattle based and nationally focused, OUT4S launched in 2008 as the first organization of its kind. Known for programs like Earth Gay, celebrating Earth Day the gay way with service projects around the country throughout the year, OUT4S has worked with over 100 partner organizations, corporations and small businesses to serve thousands of LGBTQ individuals deepening their commitment to social and environmental responsibility. More information is available at out4s.org.