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Gary J. Gates of The Williams Institute: LGBT Demographics and the Public Square
April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LGBT Demographics and the Public Square : A presentation by Gary J. Gates of The Williams Institute at UCLA.
This presentation will summarize the demographic characteristics of LGBT populations in the US and show how empirical evidence often contradicts popular perceptions about this community. The presentation will also consider how demographic and other LGBT-related social science research has effected public debate and discourse related to public policy issues effecting the LGBT community.
Gary J. Gates is a recognized expert on the demography of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. He co-authored The Gay and Lesbian Atlas and publishes extensively on the demographic, geographic, and economic characteristics of the LGBT population. Many national and international media outlets regularly feature his work. He holds a PhD in Public Policy from the Heinz College of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University along with a Master of Divinity degree from St. Vincent College and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
The Gonzaga University LGBT Resource Center will provide lunch.
As a part of Gonzaga’s sustainability efforts, please RSVP by April 14th in order to ensure the proper number of lunches are provided.
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Sponsored, in part, by the Williams Institute