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Some of Davina Kotulski's Recent Events:

Marriage Equality Rally and March

Marriage Equality USA et. al.

San Francisco, CA

May 26, 2009  5:00 PM

Tuesday May 26th at 10:00 AM the California State Supreme Court will rule on Prop 8. If the judges vote to repeal Prop 8 we will celebrate justice with a march from San Francisco City Hall to the Martin Luther King Memorial at the Yerba Buena Center w

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Marriage Equality For Iowa!

Marriage Equality USA and One-Iowa

Des Moines, IA

March 25–27, 2009  TBA

Dr. Davina Kotulski, former ED of Marriage Equality USA, long-time marriage activist, author & psychologist will be speaking on Gay Marriage and what happened with Proposition 8 in California - March 25 & 26, 2009

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For Love and Venice (Per Amore e Venezia): An Italian Slant on Marriage Equality

Lighthouse Community Center

Hayward, CA

October 04, 2008  2-4:00pm

Come join us for a celebrazione of equality and Italia, as Davina Kotulski, shares news of her recent meeting with leaders of the LGBT Venetian community and exhibits photos of magical Venice, available for purchase. Ten percent of the proceeds of the fr

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Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage

Laurel Bookstore

Oakland, CA

June 05, 2008  7:00pm

Emily Doskow, Attorney at Law, and Davina Kotulski, Ph.D. will be speaking about the California Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling and the upcoming voter initiative to repeal marriage rights for same-sex couples. Davina will be signing copies of her b

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Marriage Equality

UU Congregation Mendocino, CA

Mendocino, CA

March 02, 2008  11:00 AM

Davina Kotulski and attorney Molly McKay will discuss gay-rights legislation throughout the country and the work they, and others including the UU Church, are doing to end marriage discrimination. Davina and Molly’s sermon will explore the deeper impac

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Reading at Borders San Mateo

Borders Bookstore

San Mateo, CA

September 19, 2007  7:30 PM

Davina Kotulski will be reading from her unpublished manuscript Behind Barbed Eyes-a mainstream novel about Bonnie Maldonado an incarcerated female bank robber struggling to come to terms with her heroin addiction, crimina

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Davina Kotulski to read at Cody's Bookstore Berkeley, CA

Cody's and UC Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

May 20, 2007  3:45 PM

Join Davina Kotulski for a reading from her short story-They Call Me Austin about a gay Native American teenager who is kicked out of her home when her parents discover she is a two-spirit/gay.

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March for Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality USA

San Francisco, CA

May 19, 2007  9:00 AM

March with Davina Kotulski and Marriage Equality USA for Marriage Equality across the Golden Gate Bridge. There will speakers, booths, and refreshments. Come get a signed copy of Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage.

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Wedding Wars Movie

A & E Channel

December 16, 2006  9 PST/8 CST

Davina Kotulski marches for equality in A&E's new made for TV movie the Wedding Wars starring John Stamos. Listen carefully and you will hear chants created by Kotulski "We pay our bills, we pay our taxes, still denied marriage access." Not all is

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Masha Dexter Lecture Series

Brown University-Inside Politics

Providence, RI

September 19, 2006  4:30 PM-6:00PM

Dr. Kotulski will debate anti-equality activist Maggie Gallagher. following the panel discussion she will sign copies of her book Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage.

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Marriage Equality Bridge Walk

Marriage Equality USA

San Francisco, CA

June 03, 2006  9:00 AM

Join Davina Kotulski, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA and other marriage equality activist who will be walking the Golden Gate Bridge to raise awareness about the amendment to outlaw LGBT marriage rights. Kotulski will speak at noon.

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Marriage Equality Panel

Equality Forum 2006

Philadelphia, PA

May 01, 2006  8:30 PM

Marriage Equality Panel featuring Davina Kotulski, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA, Marty Rouse of Human Rights Campaign, and other speakers TBA.

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New Leaf Gala honoring Davina and Molly

New Leaf

San Francisco, CA

April 10, 2006  6:00 PM

Join Davina and Molly as they are awarded the Michael Switzer Leadership Award by New Leaf Services the LGBT Counseling Center in San Francisco.

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Seattle Marriage Equality March and Rally Saturday, March 11, 2006!

Marriage Equality Now

Seattle, WA

March 11, 2006  Noon

Our second annual March & Rally for Marriage Equality will be on Saturday, March 11, 2006! We will march from Seattle Central Community College (Capitol Hill) at 12pm (noon) to Westlake Center (Downtown) for a 1pm rally. Sponsored by Legal Marriage Alli

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Get Engaged Solano County

Solano County EQCA

Vallejo, CA

March 04, 2006  

Come out for a viewing of the internationally acclaimed film Freedom to Marry and get a signed copy of Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage. Meet handsome Solano County Chapter Leaders Jeff and Dave and learn about why Solano Coun

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EQCA Fundraiser and Why You Should Give A Damn Booksigning

EQCA-Humboldt County-Must RSVP in advance

February 18, 2006  6:00 PM

Please contact Jamilla at www.eqca.org Humboldt County Chapter Leader for more information. This is an RSVP only event.

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LGBT Veteran's Rally and Lift the Ban


Jack London Sq. Oakland, CA

November 11, 2005  12:00 PM

Gather at the Oakland Marriot and march to the Jack London Square for a rally to honor LGBT Vets and demand the ban be lifted. Special Guest-Davina Kotulski, Exec. Dirctor of MEUSA.

Creating Change Conference

Oakland, CA

November 11, 2005  2:00 PM

Dr. Kotulski will present with a panel of Marriage Equality Activists on best practices for grass roots organizing. Other speakers Kathy Kelly, Marriage Equality Georgia, Sylvia Rhue, National Black Justice Coalition, and Molly McKay, EQCA.

Davina Kotulski's Previous University Speaking Engagements

January 01, 2005  

Solano Community College, University of Oregon, Eugene, University of Indiana, South Bend, University of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, University of Wyoming, Laramie, St. Mary's College, Holy Names University, University of California, Berkeley

Davina's Previous Bookstore Events

January 01, 2005  

Borders Bookstores in Ft. Lauderdale, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill; Barnes and Nobles, Eugene, OR; Powell'sBookstore, Portland, OR, Seattle Public Library, Oakland Public Libray,Malaprop's Bookstore Ashville, NC.

Davina's 2004-2005 Speaking Engagements

January 01, 2005  

Unitarian Universalist Churches (San Francisco, Berkeley, Redding, El Cerrito, Riverside, Akron andCinncinatti Ohio, Cheyenne Wyoming), United Church of Christ (Fremont, Hayward, Redding), Temple Sinai, LGBT centers in San Francisco, CA;Charlotte, NC;

Davina Kotulski was this June on these PBS stations in the film Freedom to Marry

KBDI ‚ Denver, Colorado - Saturday, June 4th at 7PM and 10PM.

KRCB - Rohnert Park/Santa Rosa, CA - June 6th at 8:00pm and 10:00pm.
Dr. Davina Kotulski will be doing a live interview at 7:30pm June 6th on

KRCB-Rohnert Park.

KERA-North Texas Wednesday, June 15, 10p-11p

KTEH - San Jose - Thursday June 16th at 10:00pm

WHYY - Philadelphia - June 20th at 12AM

KQED - PBS San Francisco and Bay Area - Sunday 6/26 at 5pm

WNET - New York/Connecticut/New Jersey - Monday, 6/27 at 10PM EST

KCSM - PBS San Mateo - Wednesday, June 29th at 11PM


why you should give a damn about gay marriage




Films featuring Davina Kotulski:

Freedom to Marry pursuit of equality i will, i do, we did