Please join the Steptoe PRIDE committee and the LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia on Thursday, June 20, as we celebrate the DC LGBTQ+ legal community over light fare, drinks, and various “LAWn” games.
Our keynote speaker this year will be Kristin Beck, a retired United States Navy SEAL with 20 years of experience on special operations teams, including SEAL Team Six. Kristin came out as a trans woman in 2013 and has been a key voice in the fight to end LGBTQ+ discrimination.
We hope you can join us!
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Steptoe’s Washington office (1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036)
About Kristin Beck:
Kristin Beck is a retired United States Navy SEAL, who served for more than 20 years in the Special Operations Forces. For her service, she has been awarded more than 50 ribbons and medals, including the Bronze Star with valor, the Purple Heart, and two Defense Meritorious Service Medals. Now a civil rights activist, Kristin gives speeches and lectures at various events around the country. She continues her “new mission” fighting for equality for all Americans. A documentary of her life, Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story, aired on CNN in 2014.
About Steptoe PRIDE:
Steptoe is committed to fostering a firm culture that is welcoming and supportive to members of the LGBTQ+ community. PRIDE, Steptoe’s affinity group for LGBTQ+ members and allies, meets regularly to ensure that we meet our goals of inclusion within the firm.
About the LGBT Bar Association of DC:
Founded in 1990, the LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia is an independent, non-partisan bar association serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender lawyers, law students, and legal professionals in the national capital area. The LGBT Bar Association of DC works to advance the interests of the LGBT community, to be their voice within the legal community, and to improve their professional lives.