Panel Discussion 讨论会
Coming Out: Experiences of Families in China and the US
时间：星期五6月22日14:00-17:00 Time: Friday June 22nd, 2pm-5 pm
地点：美领馆新闻文化处活动室 – 南京西路1376号上海商城东峰540室近西康路
Venue: US Consulate General Shanghai Public Affairs Section – Rm540, Shanghai Center East Office Tower, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu near Xikang Lu
Free Entrance 免费入场
主办机构：上海骄傲节 爱上LGBT 美领馆新闻文化处活动室
Guests: Lao Ou (Convener of PFLAG Beijing, Independent Author)
Xingxing Mama (Mother of a gay man)
Zhu Xueqin(Researcher in Gender Studies)
Organizers: ShanghaiPRIDE, AIBAI Shanghai, US Consulate General Shanghai Public Affairs Section
语言：中文+英语 Language: Chinese + English
活动内容/ Event Details：
Part I: (About 80 mins)
放映讲述不同族裔和宗教背景同志家庭访谈的美国纪录片《Anyone and Everyone》。来自美领馆新闻文化处的嘉宾将介绍美国的相关情况。
This panel discussion will start with a US film “Anyone and Everyone”. In this documentary, people of different races and different religions will share their experiences. The guest from US Consulate General Shanghai Public Affairs Section will also give an introduction about the related conditions in the US.
Part II: Guests Speaking (About 55 mins)
Lao Ou is the Convener of PFLAG Beijing. Her book My Gay Kids, which should be My Comrade Kids if translated literally, is allegedly the first book ever to publicly use the “Other meaning” of the word “Comrade” in the title. The book, in which Lao Ou tells about the life stories of her gay friends, was launched in mainland last year, and will be launched in Taiwan this June.
Lao Ou has participated in all kinds of activities in the gay community and she has been advocating for this community. This time, she will bring us a video of the 7th anniversary of Xingxing and his boyfriend, who have been in love and live happily together. Lao Ou and Xingxing Mama will share the stories of this happy couple.
Zhu Xueqin has been paying close attention to the sexual minority groups. She will give a speech with the topic “The Pride of Gay Culture”.
Part III: (About 40 mins)