Please join OUTMemphis and the Tennessee Equality Project (TEP) for a series of Town Hall conversations featuring the 2019 candidates for Memphis City Mayor.

LGBTQ+ individuals live in every zip code, are represented in every race, ethnicity, ability level, religion, and age regardless of socio-economic status, citizenship, or education level. LGBTQ Southerners are adversely affected by the limitations in protections and services in health, housing, laws, spiritual resources, and education resources. In the 2019 Mayoral Race, the legal protections, health and wellness, and civic culture for LGBTQ people is vital to the future of Memphis. Bring your questions and concerns. Don’t miss this essential opportunity to voice the unique needs and ambitions of LGBTQ Memphians to our future mayor!

Each Town Hall will be moderated by OUTMemphis Executive Director Molly Quinn. Information on the city and state legislative agenda for LGBTQ issues will be on-hand, furnished by TEP. Town Halls are all ages and free and open to the public. Each event will feature a question and answer portion with the candidate and a meet and greet reception. RSVPs via Facebook are encouraged but not mandatory.

Tami Sawyer
Tuesday, September 10, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Lemichael Wilson
Tuesday, September 12, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Steven Bradley
Monday, September 23, 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Jim Strickland
Tuesday, September 24, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
The presentation begins at 5pm.

All events take place at OUTMemphis, 892 S. Cooper Street.

Please Note: All filed candidates for Memphis City Mayor have been extended an invitation to appear before our LGBTQ+ community. Additional appearances will be added. Any candidate who does not appear at the Center this election season chose to decline our invitation.

Mayoral Candidates: Contact us if you believe you have not received your invitation.

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