PULLMAN, Wash. — Award-winning activist Amber Hollibaugh will give a March 31 lecture at Washington State University titled, “Living a Life of Sexual Danger, Creating a World of Sexual Hope: Building a Passionate, Progressive and Diverse Movement.”

The lecture, open to the public without charge, starts at 7 p.m. in Todd Hall, Room 276. A reception follows the program.

Hollibaugh is a political activist, writer and award-winning filmmaker. She is founding director of the Lesbian AIDS Project at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis. She now works as a consultant on international and national health care, human rights, labor, and women’s and gay issues.

She coproduced and directed “The Heart of the Matter,” an independent documentary. The film won the Freedom of Expression Award at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival and made its national premiere on PBS in the “Point of View” series. Her first book, “My Dangerous Desires: A Queer Girl Dreaming Her Way Home,” was published by Duke University Press in 2000.

Event sponsors include WSU’s Women’s Studies Department; the Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Bisexual and Allies Program; American Studies; and Pullman Human Rights Commission.

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