“Adrian’s opening was very powerful. I do not think any speaker could have opened this retreat with quite the same feeling.”
– Student at Lehigh University

“Adrian was easy to work with, and provided thorough information pertaining to the LGBT community.  Nassau Inn needed to become educated on how we can better work with the same sex marriage market, now that same sex wedding ceremonies in NJ are legal.  Adrian was available by phone and email anytime.  He accessed our written and online marketing materials, provided recommendations on how we should revise accordingly, and understood Nassau Inn wanted to be respected among the LGBT community.” – Debbie Rolan, Marketing & Promotions Manager, Nassau Inn

“Shanker is a force in Pennsylvania politics.”
– Colby Itkowitz, Washington Correspondent, Allentown Morning Call

“A proven leader, passionate organizer, and dynamic speaker.”
– State Representative Brian Sims, Pennsylvania’s first elected openly gay legislator

“Adrian gets things done. He is a force of nature.”
– Jay Michaelson, author of “God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality”

“Among the most articulate & effective LGBT organizers in PA”
– Stephen Glassman, Former Chair, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

“A creative activist and valuable expert on policy issues.”
– David Halperin, Former Director, Campus Progress

“A dynamic activist, driven by a commitment to the pursuit of social justice and progressive political advocacy”
– Pauline Park, Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy

“Adrian is a tireless crusader and organizer for justice”
– Michael Hoffman, Co-Founder, Iraq Veterans Against the War

“Adrian is creative and awesomely passionate and has inspired countless others to join him in bettering the world we share.”
– Jacy Good and Steve Johnson, Campus Speakers, “Hang Up and Drive”