On Friday (April 24) the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) will host a conference titled “Politics, Policy, and Progress: Gay Rights as Human Rights.” Among the many guests in attendance will be Lance Black, the Oscar award-winning screenwriter for “Milk.” The event, beginning at 12:30 p.m., will take place at the Kennedy School, with panels in Littauer 130, Bell Hall, Starr Auditorium, and the JFK Jr. Forum.

For a complete schedule of the event, visit www.hks.harvard.edu/news-events/events-calendar/politics-policy-and-progress-gay-rights-as-human-rights.