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Fact-Finding in a Fake News World: Defending Global LGBT Rights

May 17, 2019, 12:00 PM


Kyle Knight is a researcher in the LGBT rights program at Human Rights Watch. Prior to joining the LGBT rights program, he was a fellow at the Williams Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles and a Fulbright scholar in Nepal. As a journalist he has worked for Agence France-Presse in Nepal and for IRIN, the UN’s humanitarian news service, reporting from Burma, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Indonesia. He has previously worked for UNAIDS, the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, and in the children’s rights and health and human rights divisions at Human Rights Watch. He studied cultural anthropology at Duke University.

He has written numerous article. You can link to some of them here.

As usual we are offering a lunch option from Jorgensen’s. Choose roast beef sandwich, chicken pesto wrap, or vegetarian wrap with a vegan option, served with Hungarian soup, cookie, coffee or tea. The cost is $12, paid at the door. Remember you are free to bring your own food.

To register and request the lunch email Margy or call 207-377-2031.


May 17, 2019
12:00 PM


Mid-Maine Global Forum
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