Let's Celebrate History with Award-Winning Author Zaylore StoutName: Let's Celebrate History with Award-Winning Author Zaylore StoutDate: February 17, 2021Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PSTWebsite: lbglcc.orgRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:
Come join the Long Beach LGBTQ+ Chamber as we honor Black History Month with a morning with award-winning Author, Zaylore Stout, who wrote Our Gay History in 50 States. At this FREE intimate virtual luncheon, Zaylore will speak about his background, LBGTQ+ and black history, while giving us an inside look at his book. You won't want to miss out! REGISTER TODAY!
LBGLCC Virtual Webinar
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Register today at www.lbglcc.org
Zaylore Stout serves as a fierce advocate on LGBT issues. Through his law firm, Zaylore Stout & Associates, he’s represented HIV+ and transgender employees who were discriminated against at work. He also works with employers to help them foster inclusive workplaces on a proactive basis. Zaylore volunteers through the LGBT Law Clinic and serves on the board for RECLAIM, an LGBTQIA+ nonprofit, and Quorum, the Minnesota LGBTQ+ Allied Chamber of Commerce. He also ran for City Council in St. Louis Park where he championed the call for the passage of a Gender Inclusion Policy to protect transgender and gender non-conforming youth in schools.
In November 2017, he gave an impassioned speech at the Quorum’s National Coming Out Day Luncheon alongside Judy Shepard. His law firm was recently selected by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal for their Business of Pride award and he was also won a contest putting him on the cover of Lavender Magazine. His first book, Our Gay History in Fifty States, has already sold 2000 copies in its first year of publication. It was honored with the distinction of being named the 2020 Human Relations Gay Awareness Book of the Year, Foreword INDIES Book Award finalist for the LGBTQ+ (Adult Nonfiction category), and 2020 Best Book Award through the American Book Fest. Additionally, text has been approved for use in the State of Illinois for teaching LGBTQ+ history in compliance with their new Inclusive Curriculum Law signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker on August 9, 2019. Finally, Zaylore is a sought after local and national speaker. In addition to speaking at Fortune 500 companies Zaylore developed and moderated a discussion at the 2020 Lavender Law Conference during the summer of 2020 on the topic “Extreme or Essential: Understanding the Shifting Legal Landscape of LGBTQ-specific Community Inclusion in U.S. School Curricula.”