Survey of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals On Identity, Political Attitudes, and Civic Engagement to Be Discussed at June 18 Forum

Findings from a survey discovering that lesbians, gays, and bisexuals (LGBs) report higher levels of civic engagement and a greater interest in politics than does the American population overall will be discussed at a public forum at New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (208 W. 13th Street, betw. 7th and 8th Aves.) on Wed., June 18 at 7 p.m.

The forum, which is free and open to the public, will include the study’s authors: Patrick Egan, an assistant professor in New York University’s Department of Politics; Murray Edelman, a distinguished scholar-in-residence at Rutgers University who previously oversaw exit polling for Voter News Service; and Kenneth Sherrill, a professor of political science at the City University of New York’s Hunter College. In presenting the results, they will address the following questions: What do LGBs think and believe about politics and public affairs? What are their priorities for the 500

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