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Sunday, March 15 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Everyone's a Little Gay: Thanks, Social Media!

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We challenge you to find us the most severe homophobe who won’t engage with a Facebook post from George Takei. OK, well, maybe that’s extreme, but the fact is that social networks are exhibiting statistical evidence that they’re becoming a big front for the love moment.
Love is Love.
It Gets Better.
Obama tweeting for gay marriage.
Is everyone finally able to admit they’re just a little gay? Or is it that dissent is finding its voice elsewhere? What is the true impact of social media in the battle for acceptance? A digital media expert and a comedian in the brand business - both of whom are a little gay - will talk about how the love online is making a difference in the larger world.

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Graham Nolan

VP Dir Mktg Comuncatons NA, Momentum
Graham Nolan is a New York-based stand-up, writer and storyteller who has performed at the Gotham Comedy Club, UCBeast, the People's Improv Theater and beyond. A graduate of Chicago's Second City conservatory program, he acted in and co-wrote several shows at Second City's Skybox... Read More →
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Edward Revis

Director, Strategy & Innovations, Essence Digital
Eddie is a little more than just a little gay. His favorite movie is Overboard with Goldie Hawn - and he was hell-bent on marrying Kurt Russell. When that didn't work out, he became a strategist. Eddie fell in love with kind of insights, creativity and technology that actually let... Read More →

Sunday March 15, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
JW Marriott Room 404

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