25th Anniversary of the ’93 March on Washington for Equality & Liberation

Date: September 18, 2018

Time: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Pacific
2:30–5:30 p.m. Eastern

Location: Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
American University Washington College of Law


Join us for a dynamic program and panel discussion recognizing the significant achievements of the ’93 March on Washington demanding equality and liberation for LGBTQ Americans, the legacy it shaped over the last 25 years, and how it informs the future of LGBTQ rights, including the quest for full legal, political, social, and economic equality.

As part of the program, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom will be honored for his significant contributions and advancements of LGBTQ rights.

Also featuring a live video conference connecting the panel discussion in both San Francisco and Washington DC.

Feel free to revisit this page as we continue to confirm speakers.


  • Thomas E. Gaynor, Office Managing Partner, SF and West Coast Corporate Group Leader, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Anthony E. Varona, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
  • Cecilia Chung, Senior Director of Strategic Projects, Transgender Law Center
  • José Cunningham, Chief Marketing Officer, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Kate Kendell, Esq., Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights (now in her 22nd year)
  • James Loduca, Director of Equality Programs, Salesforce
  • Tim McFeeley, Partner, Isaccson Miller, Inc., Former Executive Director of the Human Rights Campaign
  • Vivienne Ming, Chair, StartOut; CEO, Socos Labs
  • Chris Rudisill, Executive Director, Stonewall National Museum & Archives
  • Nadine Smith, CEO and Co-Founder, Equality Florida; National Co-Chair, ’93 March on Washington
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