Alumni-in-Residence: The Global LGBTQ+ Movements: A Conversation with Professor Javier Corrales and Jay Gilliam ’04

November 8, 2019 - 4:45 pm to 6:30 pm (already occurred)
Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Alumni-in-Residence

Join Amherst alum and LGBTQ advocate Jay Gilliam ’04 (Human Rights Campaign) in a conversation with Professor Javier Corrales (Chair of the Political Science Department, Latinx & Latin American Studies) as they discuss global LGBTQ movement work...the progress made and challenges still ahead for LGBTQ equality in many places around the world. Come learn about recent successes like decriminalization efforts in India and Botswana and same-sex marriage in Taiwan and Bulgaria as well as persistent problems facing LGBTQ communities in places like Chechnya, Tanzania and Central America, as well as Professor Corrales’ work developing the “LGBT Rights in the Americas Timeline,” a digital humanities and history project that will be based at Amherst.

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Loeb Center
(413) 542-2265
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