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Netroots Nation 2013 LGBT Connect Scholarship Applications Are Now Available! – Deadline May 17, 2013

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Every year Netroots LGBT Connect offers a limited number of scholarships to help bring the best and brightest grassroots LGBT  advocates, activists, and bloggers together to attend the Netroots Nation political convention for American progressives and the Netroots Connect LGBT Pre-Convention this year held in San Jose, California June 19th – 23rd.

Netroots LGBT Connect Scholarships cover travel, hotel accommodations, and Netroots Nation and LGBT Pre-conference admission, all or in part as needed for who would not be able to attend the Netroots Nation convention otherwise.

If you would like to apply for a Netroots Nation –  Netroots LGBT Connect Scholarship, the application is posted here: http://www.netrootsconnect.org

The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday, May 17 and those chose will be notified shortly afterwards.


*What is the Netroots Connect LGBT Pre-conference?

On June 19 at the Hotel St. Claire in San Jose the  Netroots Connect LGBT pre-conference will take place for Netroots Nation. The pre-conference will include bloggers, journalists, national/state organizations leaders and others who will come together in an amazing opportunity for the community to work together on issues that affect us the most.

The one day event is filled will opportunities to network, exchange ideas and socialize with online and offline leaders from the progressive LGBT and allied movements.

If you are already attending Netroots Nation and would like to attend the LGBT Pre-Confrence please register by CLICKING HERE




Will Kohler

Will Kohler is one of America's best known LGBT historians, He is also a a accredited journalist and the owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced on such notable media venues as BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Daily Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story. Back2Stonewall has been recently added to the Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive. Mr. Kohler is available for comment, interviews and lectures on LGBT History. Contact: Will@Back2Stonewall.com

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