Unfinished Business: The Atlantic LGBT Summit

December 10, 2015
9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST


Thursday, December 10

9:05 am EST Unfinished Business: The Next Frontier     Watch On-Demand
  • Aisha Moodie-Mills, President and CEO, Victory Fund
  • Bishop Gene Robinson, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
  • Brad Sears, Executive Director, Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
  • With Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
9:35 am EST A Pioneer in Washington     Watch On-Demand
  • Barney Frank, Former Congressman (D-MA)
  • With Molly Ball, The Atlantic
9:55 am EST Through the Lens     Watch On-Demand
  • Bob Mondello, Arts Critic, NPR
  • With Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic
10:15 am EST Single Lesbian, Seeking Child: A One-Woman Show     Watch On-Demand
  • Staycee Chin, Writer and Performer, Motherstruck!
  • Cynthia Nixon, Director, Motherstruck!
  • with Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
10:25 am EST What's on the Minds of LGBT People?     Watch On-Demand
An underwriter session from Arcus Foundation
  • Doug Hattaway, CEO, Hattaway Communications, Inc.
  • Nicholle Manners, Director of Research, Hattaway Communications
  • with Bryan Simmons, Vice President of Communications, Arcus Foundation
10:40 am EST Young, Queer and Homeless     Watch On-Demand
  • Ruby Corado, Founder and Executive Director, Casa Ruby
  • Jarrett Lucas, Executive Director, Stonewall Community Foundation
  • Cara Page, Executive Director, Audre Lorde Project
  • With Matt Thompson, The Atlantic
11:05 am EST Faces in the Crowd     Watch On-Demand
  • iO Tillett Wright, Artist
11:20 am EST Identity in the Workplace     Watch On-Demand
  • Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute
  • with Gillian White, The Atlantic
11:40 am EST The Role of Congress     Watch On-Demand
  • Tammy Baldwin, Senator (D-WI)
  • With Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
12:00 pm EST Becoming Nicole: One Family's Story     Watch On-Demand
  • Amy Ellis Nutt, Author, Becoming Nicole
  • Wayne Maines, Father
  • Nicole Maines, Daughter [via Skype]
  • With Mary Louise Kelly, The Atlantic

Lunch Break: 12:25 - 1:15 pm EST
1:15 pm EST Power of the People     Watch On-Demand
  • Hayden Mora, Founder and Principal, The Parallax Group
  • Yoruba Richen, Filmmaker and Director of the Documentary Program, CUNY
  • With Matt Thompson, The Atlantic
1:35 pm EST Coming Out in the Locker Room     Watch On-Demand
  • Layshia Clarendon, WNBA Player, Indiana Fever
  • Dalton Maldonado, Basketball Player
  • With Cyd Zeigler, OutSports.com
2:05 pm EST Civil Rights/Civil Liberties     Watch On-Demand
  • Ryan Anderson, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation
  • with Mary Louise Kelly, The Atlantic
2:25 pm EST The Modern Family     Watch On-Demand
  • Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America
  • With Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
2:40 pm EST Seeking Asylum: A Refugee's Story     Watch On-Demand
  • Nicole Santamaría, Salvadoran Trans-identified Intersex Human Rights Activist Seeking Asylum in the U.S.
  • Cori Alonso-Yoder, Supervising Attorney, Whitman-Walker Health
  • with Scott Stossel, The Atlantic
3:00 pm EST Teaching Tolerance     Watch On-Demand
An underwriter session from American Federation of Teachers
  • Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
3:05 pm EST Beyond Marriage     Watch On-Demand
  • Theodore Olson, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
  • Kris Perry, Plaintiff, Hollingsworth v. Perry
  • Sandy Stier, Plaintiff, Hollingsworth v. Perry
  • With Emma Green, The Atlantic
3:25 pm EST The Paradox of Progress     Watch On-Demand
  • Andrew Sullivan, Author and Public Intellectual
  • with Steve Clemons, The Atlantic

About this conference

The Atlantic's inaugural LGBT summit will convene wide-ranging conversations on queer identity in America, at the end of a game-changing year in arenas from politics to pop culture. The Atlantic will gather policymakers, activists and leaders driving the news to discuss critical issues across the spectrum of LGBT communities.

For more information, visit: http://www.theatlantic.com/live/events/

About The Atlantic

Since 1857, The Atlantic has helped shape the national debate on the most critical and contentious issues of our times, from politics, business, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. Through in-depth analysis in the monthly print magazine, complemented by up-to-the-minute insights delivered throughout the day on theatlantic.com, The Atlantic provides the nation’s thought leaders and professional class with forward-looking, fresh perspectives that provoke and challenge, define and affect the lives we’re living today, and give shape to the lives we will live tomorrow.

For more information, visit: http://theatlantic.com