CANCELED: Nancy Kelly Memorial Lecture: The Economic Case for LGBT Equality

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Gender Issues - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College
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Fitchburg State University: Aldo and Anna Guglielmi Mazzaferro Center
Presidents' Hall
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Cost: Free
Description: The Nancy Kelly Memorial Lecture "The Economic Case for LGBT Equality: Changing the World with a New Idea" will be given by M.V. Lee Badget, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Williams Distinguished Scholar at UCLAs Williams Institute. Her research focuses on economic inequality for LGBT people, including wage gaps, employment discrimination, and poverty, and on the global cost of homophobia and transphobia. Her books on LGBT economic issues have debunked the myth of gay affluence and have shown that same-sex marriage is good for society. Part of Fitchburg State's observance of Women's History Month.
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