OUTstanding Keynotes: Shane Windmeyer and Keith Boykin

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Opening keynote speaker: Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director of Campus Pride

“What’s Your Gay Point Average?”

Closing keynote speaker: Keith Boykin, author, political commentator, and TV host

“One More River to Cross: Diversity without Division”

Shane L. Windmeyer, M.S., Ed., is a leading author on gay campus issues, national leader in gay and lesbian civil rights and a champion for LGBT issues on college campuses. He is cofounder and executive director of Campus Pride, the only national organization for student leaders and campus organizations working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students. Released Fall 2006 by Alyson Books, Windmeyer is the author of The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students, the first-ever college guide profiling the “100 Best LGBT-Friendly Campuses.” He is also the editor of Brotherhood: Gay Life in College Fraternities and co-editor of the books Inspiration for LGBT Students & Allies, Out on Fraternity Row: Personal Accounts of Being Gay in a College Fraternity and Secret Sisters: Stories of Being Lesbian & Bisexual in a College Sorority.  He will be presenting “What’s Your Gay Point Average?”  http://www.shanewindmeyer.com

Keith Boykin is an American broadcaster, author and commentator.   He is editor of The Daily Voice, a CNBC contributor, co-host of the BET TV talk show My Two Cents, and was special assistant to President Clinton.  He is a veteran of six political campaigns, including two presidential campaigns, and he was named one of the top instructors when he taught political science at American University in Washington D.C.  Each of Keith’s three books has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award, including his most recent book, Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies and Denial in Black America. Keith won the Lambda Literary Award for his second book, Respecting The Soul, while his first book, One More River to Cross, is taught in colleges and universities throughout the country.  He will be presenting “One More River to Cross, Diversity without Division” to close the conference.  http://www.keithboykin.com

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OUTstanding: A Seminar Exploring LGBTIQ Diversity is an annual, public and free seminar for all identities and backgrounds including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) and ally-identified college students and community members. We are committed to providing a space for the celebration of LGBTIQ and multicultural visibility, intersectionality, and coalition building around diversity issues on our campus and community as well as campuses and communities nationwide.
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