"Building an Irresistible Revolution: A Conversation with Urvashi Vaid," Leader in LGBTQA Movement, March 5, 7:00 p.m.
The Fund for Reunion Bisexual, Transgender, Gay, and Lesbian Alumni (FFR) is pleased to welcome Urvashi Vaid, a leader in the LGBTQA movement for nearly three decades, as its annual LGBTQ Spring Lecture speaker. Her talk, "Building an Irresistible Revolution," will be held at the Woodrow Wilson School on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. The discussion is co-sponsored by the Fund for Reunion/Princeton BTGALA, the LGBT Center, Program in American Studies, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Program in Law and Public Affairs, Women’s Center, and the Woodrow Wilson School. The talk will also be part of the Wilson School's "Social Movements" thematic lecture series.
Vaid will discuss her new book, “Irresistible Revolution,” as well as the history, present state, and future opportunities for the LGBTQA Movement.
Over the years Vaid’s long list of accomplishments has included serving as a community organizer, scholar, writer, and attorney. She is the former executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and founder of their Policy Institute. Vaid is currently director of the Engaging Tradition Project at Columbia Law School.