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Western ‘Takes Back the Night’

Western ‘Takes Back the Night’

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KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A New York Times bestselling author is coming to Western Washington University as part of the ‘Take Back the Night’ event today.

Social rights activist and poet Staceyann Chin will perform some of her pieces relating to gender, sexuality and violence.

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“Take Back the Night” is an awareness campaign for sexual harassment and violence against women and the LGBT community.

The free event starts at 7:00 p.m. tonight at Western’s performing arts center.

 

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