LGBTQ equality: What are you willing to do?

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 21, 2017
PSU 308


Learn more about the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families and discuss tangible ways community members, business leaders, health providers and YOU can show support for LGBTQ friends, clients, employees and customers.



Presenter

Executive Director Steph Perkins

Steph Perkins

Executive Director
PROMO

Steph Perkins joined PROMO, Missouri’s statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization, as the southwest field organizer in 2008. After serving in several other roles with the organization, he is now the executive director. Originally from Kansas, Perkins graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology and religious studies from Missouri State University, where he was active in student organizations and with the administration on campus. He also served on the board of directors for Freedoms For All Americans, a bipartisan organization working to secure inclusive nondiscrimination protections in all 50 states. After living and working in Springfield for more than a decade, Perkins now lives in St. Louis with his wife, Amanda.