“The Road to Gay Marriage Equality in Connecticut”

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Tuesday, July 16th 6:00 to 8:30 pm 6:00 to 6:30 – Light hors d’oeuvres 6:30 – Presentation Justice Richard Palmer, the author of Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health, the 2008 opinion of the Connecticut Supreme Court that legalized gay marriage in this state, and Beth Kerrigan, the lead plaintiff in that case and currently Deputy Mayor of the town of West Hartford, will be our guest speakers. They will discuss the gay marriage movement in Connecticut and across the country that culminated in the filing of the Kerrigan case, how Deputy Mayor Kerrigan became involved as a plaintiff in the case and how the case worked its way up to the state Supreme Court.

Both Justice Palmer and Deputy Mayor Kerrigan will answer questions after their presentation and remain available to speak to individual attendees.

Please RSVP by July 10 860.658.3273 or kmarschall@simsbury-ct.gov

The LGBT Moveable Senior Center is a program of the CT Healthy Living Collective and funded by the John H. and Ethel G. Noble Charitable Trust.

LGBT Adults and Allies of the LGBT Community are invited to join the LGBT Moveable Senior Center – a partnership among Senior Centers in the Greater Hartford area to connect the LGBT community to mind-body-spirit, to each other, and to services and supports for healthy aging!