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Leadership Lecture Series: Wade Davis


October 6, 2014
7:00 PM


601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403




The Leadership Lecture Series at the Burney Center at UNCW features Wade Davis, the first NFL football player to come out as gay. Mr. Davis now advocates for LGBTQ rights as the Executive Director of the You Can Play Project, an organization dedicated to ending discrimination and homophobia in sports. Currently a visiting professor at Rutgers University, Mr. Davis's forthcoming memoir, Interference, chronicles his struggles growing up in a strict religious household and working and advocating for LGBTQ rights. Free admission for UNCW students, faculty, and staff.

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