The view from the front row at the 2011 LGBT Editor/Blogger Conference in San Francisco. The convening is underwritten by the San Francisco-based Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund. The conference gathers 50+ of the nation's leading LGBT editors, bloggers and writers for an update on research and political/policy developments around immigration, LGBT youth and various federal lawsuits regarding marriage and family recognition.
Veteran Chicago-based journalist Tracy Baim, the publisher and editor of Windy City Times and editor of Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage. I was delighted to be included among the contributors. Tracy and WCT's Jean Albrights were a few rows behind me on the long (and crowded flight) from Chicago.
The morning presentation included a discussion by CAUSA's Aeryca Steinbaum on immigration reform and LGBT issues.
The twitter hashtag is #HAAS11. I'll be live tweeting some updates and look for more later today.