Voice for Equality: Nila Marrone

Nila Marrone is a Bolivian American and emeritus professor from the University of Connecticut. Since her retirement in 1997, she has been a full-time volunteer for PFLAG and other organizations that work for equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. Her passion is educating families and society at large to move them from homophobia to acceptance to the celebration of LGBT persons. See page 3 here for more [Link]

Since 2005, Nila has been a Marriage Ambassador for Empire State Pride Agenda working to achieve marriage equality in New York State. She also participated in the Radio Tour of Freedom to Marry week, Feb. 13-18, 2006.

In the following video, Nila speaks first about why marriage equality matters to her and about her work with PFLAG:

Freedom to Marry salutes Nila Marrone as a Voice for Equality!

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