OutSummit

OutSummit is the one-day conference that brings together international and US-based activists for a day of panels and workshops on human rights relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex issues.

OutSummit is hosted in partnership with the CUNY Law Review and the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice. CUNY Law School Alumni, Students, Staff and Faculty attend for free.

Write to Em Rubey at erubey@outrightinternational.org to access the free registration code.

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Global LGBTIQ advocates will once again convene this December at OutRight’s annual Advocacy Week in New York City. The ten day event will have advocates amass for trainings and meetings with U.N. representatives to discuss global LGBTIQ issues. This invaluable collaboration between advocates will culminate at OutSummit, the capstone meeting where attendees are invited to discuss unique social and political issues that LGBTIQ people face in a diverse range of nations. Since 2016, Nikki Brörmann has served at COC Netherlands as the International Advocacy Officer. The scope of Brörmann’s job at COC Netherlands includes liaising with and assisting international partners as they attempt to build stability for LGBTIQ people in their respective countries. In particular, Brörmann is charged with supporting efforts of PRIDE and Bridging the Gaps II campaigns. Here is what Brörmann had to say about building her activist career and causes. Note: the following questions and responses have been edited...