Queer the Vote: Mobilizing the LGBTQ Community Ahead of the 2020 Elections


Monday, October 26, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Virtual event, registration required

The LGBTQ community has made significant strides towards equality and progress in recent years, but has also faced renewed hostility and political setbacks. Across the country, practitioners and activists are working to mobilize a diverse coalition and encourage them to make their voices heard on Election Day. Join the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation as we discuss the priorities of LGBTQ voters and how they are being mobilized to get out and vote this November. Panelists include:

  • Chasten Buttigieg, Fall 2020 Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Charlotte Clymer, Writer and LGBTQ Advocate
  • Jade Duran, Secretary, Maricopa County Democratic Party, Arizona
  • Hope Jackson, Deputy Campaign Director, Human Rights Campaign
  • Dr. Timothy Patrick McCarthy (Moderator), Harvard Kennedy School

This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics and LGBTQ Caucus.

Register here


Virtual Event Details  

Registration is required for this event. Please register using the link above to receive details via email for how to join the virtual discussion. This event will be recorded and a link to the recording will be sent out afterward to all who register.

You can submit questions to the panelists in advance during the registration process. A live Q&A will also be available during the event with an option to submit questions in real-time. 

The Ash Center encourages individuals with disabilities to participate in its events. Should you wish to enquire about an accommodation, please contact our events team at info@ash.harvard.edu prior to the event. 

Additional questions? Email the Ash Center events team at info@ash.harvard.edu.