The City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series will host a free panel discussion about the currently streaming Netflix documentary Disclosure. The documentary is a look at depictions of transgender people in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously reflects and manufactures society’s deepest anxieties about gender.
The free virtual panel discussion will stream on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. on YouTube. The event will feature: Director Sam Feder; Actress Laverne Cox; Vice President of Programs for TransCanWork Drian Juarez; and, Vice Chair of the City of West Hollywood Transgender Advisory Board Alexis Sanchez. City of West Hollywood Councilmember John M. Erickson will moderate the discussion. Registration is requested via Eventbrite https://hrss-2021jan27.
The City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series brings together diverse communities to learn about and discuss global, national, and local human rights issues in a supportive environment. The series reflects the City’s commitment to human rights and core value of Respect and Support for People.
The City of West Hollywood is committed to providing accessible arts programming for residents and visitors. The City delivers a broad array of arts programs through its Arts Division including: Art on the Outside (temporary public art), Urban Art Program (permanent public art), Summer Sounds, Winter Sounds, WeHo Reads, Free Theatre in the Parks, Arts Grants for Artists and Nonprofit Arts Organizations, Library Exhibits and Programming, the City Poet Laureate Program, Human Rights Speakers Series, and the One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival.
For more information, please contact City of West Hollywood Arts Technician Joy Tribble at (323) 848-6360 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of West Hollywood has declared a local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Individuals are advised, at this time, to stay at home as much as possible and limit close interactions to those in your household. When in public for essential needs, community members should maintain your space with social (physical) distancing of at least six feet, and cover your face. Public Health officials recommend that everyone continue to follow physical distancing and infection control directives and wear a clean face covering that securely covers both your nose and mouth when in in public. Additionally, people 65 years old or older and all people of any age with underlying health conditions should remain at home whenever possible; people in these categories should only leave their residences to seek medical care, exercise, or obtain food or other necessities.
City of West Hollywood coronavirus updates are available at www.weho.org/coronavirus.