Arts / Faith and Humanities / Campus CommunityA Spiritual Hippocratic Oath to LGBTQIA+ CommunityNo Author ProvidedNovember 4, 2022No Image Credit ProvidedNo Caption ProvidedCenter for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement presents a talk with Bruce Knotts on matters impacting LGBTQIA+ around the world. Bruce Knotts, Director of the Unitarian Universalist Office at the United Nations, will lead a virtual lunch on the safety and well-being of the LGBTQIA+ community. The event, “A Spiritual Hippocratic Oath to the LGBTQIA Community,” presented by Seattle University’s Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement (CEIE), is November 10, noon–1:30 p.m. Secure your spot. Born and raised in Southern California, Knotts earned his bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and his master’s in International Education from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia and worked for Raytheon in Saudi Arabia and on a World Bank contract in Somalia, before joining the Department of State as a U.S. diplomat in 1984. In 2004, Knotts was elected to the Board of Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA). In 2007, he retired from Foreign Service and joined the Unitarian Universalist Office at the United Nations as its Executive Director in 2008, serving today as its director. Listen to CEIE’s podcast with Bruce Knotts and learn more about the center’s work.