WSU Cougar Head Logo Washington State University
WSU Insider
News and Information for Faculty, Staff, and the WSU Community

Lesbian activist leader to speak at WSU Spokane

Candace Gingrich, lesbian activist and staff member at the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization, will deliver the keynote speech at “Building Community, Creating a Vision,” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2 in the Phase I Classroom Building Auditorium on the WSU Spokane Riverpoint Campus, 668 North Riverpoint Boulevard. 
Gingrich “will help bring the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied community together as one, so we can begin to understand the social and economic advantages of a visible gay community,” said co-organizer Bonnie Aspen.
The event, made possible by a grant from Spokane-Kootenai Pride and organized by Inland Northwest Business Alliance (INBA). Doors open at 1:30 for voter registration. Admission is free.
Gingrich is the sister of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

Next Story

Nine faculty selected to receive seed grants

The Office of Research program provides support for junior faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that lead to sustained professional development and extramural funding.

Recent News

Nine faculty selected to receive seed grants

The Office of Research program provides support for junior faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that lead to sustained professional development and extramural funding.

Librarian selected as Mellon Fellow

Talea Anderson, a scholarly communication librarian for WSU Libraries, has been named an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage through the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.

Akmal named 2022 outstanding department chair

The Office of the Provost award recognized Tariq Akmal, chair of the Teaching and Learning Department, for his leadership and administrative acumen.

Find More News

Subscribe for more updates