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Olivet features speaker on love, hate and the GLBT community
Sep 29, 2003

OLIVET, Mich. Jeff Montgomery, executive director of the Triangle Foundation, will discuss gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) rights as part of Olivet Colleges Lecture and Symposium Series Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the colleges Mott Auditorium. The event, titled Love, Hate and the GLBT Community, is free and open to the public.

Montgomery has been a longtime activist in the struggle for GLBT rights and recognition. He was also instrumental in establishing the Triangle Foundation as a leading voice of advocacy for gay concerns. Montgomery is a nationally recognized resource on GLBT-related homicide and homosexual panic defenses. His analysis on these topics has been utilized by national media, such as The New York Times, Court TV and USA Today. Montgomery has observed and been a commentator at more than 24 GLBT-specific murder trials.

In May 2003 Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm honored Montgomerys work with a special tribute, calling him a hero and living legend.


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