Mar 25

Women's Herstory Month: Nancy Kelly Memorial Lecture: The Economic Case for LGBTQ+ Equality

2:00pm - 3:00pm Online Event

About This Event

Poster for Nancy Kelly Lecture March 25 2021

Our celebration of Women's Herstory Month includes the Nancy Kelly Memorial Lecture, featuring M. V. Lee Badgett with a talk entitled “The Economic Case for LGBTQ+ Equality: Changing the World with a New Idea.”

Badgett is an author and professor of economics at UMass Amherst and Williams Distinguished Scholar at UCLA’s Williams Institute. Her research focuses on economic inequality for LGBTQ+ people, including wage gaps, employment discrimination, poverty, and the global cost of homophobia and transphobia.

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Badgett’s talk is sponsored by the university’s Economics, History and Political Science Department; the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program; and the Center for Faculty Scholarship.