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Birch in Chicago
2003-11-12

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Elizabeth Birch (left), who is leaving her post as executive director of the Human Rights Campaign at the end of this year, met with more than 100 supporters of HRC in Chicago on Nov. 6. Pictured with Birch are Ann Adams and Vicky Raymont, life partners and members of national HRC boards. Birch emphasized the importance of fighting extreme right-wing rhetoric on matters of civil marriage, employment discrimination, hate crimes and HIV and lesbian health funding. Birch spoke with past and current members of the organization's Board of Governors and Board of Directors. Pictured (below, from left): Michael Abrams, Vicky Raymont, Phil Pessin, Ann Adams, Birch, Dan Diem, Tom Schroeder, Carlos Paret, Doug Elliott, Tom Chaderjian and Russ Klettke.

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