On Monday, May 17th, CLAGS, the NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project & All Out Arts, Inc./Out on the Edge Together Festival co-sponsored An Artistic Response to Hate: Mobilizing Lesbian and Cay Artists for the New Anti-Violence Movement. The event took place at the Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan and was presented as part of the week-long Speak Out festival of panels and forums. Ann Northrop moderated An Artistic Response to Hate, and panelists included Andre De Shields, Suzy Lee Korn, and the Rev. AI Sharpton. The programs also featured clips of video footage from the October 19th demonstration commemorating Matthew Shepard’s death.