Michelle Obama Headlining LGBT Event In Charlotte

MichelleObamaDNCIn addition to opening the Democratic National Convention this evening, First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at an event for equality allies in Charlotte this week.

Gay Politics offers the details on hosts and guests:

The sold-out event is jointly sponsored by the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and the Human Rights Campaign, along with partners including the National Stonewall Democrats and local LGBT political organizations.  

Other speakers scheduled to participate include: Victory Fund president and CEO Chuck Wolfe; HRC President Chad Griffin; Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.; New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn; and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles.

An estimated 600 people are expected to attend the event.