EXCLUSIVE: Gonzaga panelist tackles SUICIDE at cultural appropriation event
- Gonzaga University hosted a “My Culture Is Not A Costume” panel on which students from the school's Asian American Student Union, La Raza Latina, Queer Student Union, Hawaii Pacific Islanders Club, and the Black Student Union spoke.
- The school's Queer Student Union President Jeffrey Goong suggested that people consider that individuals have committed suicide when they get mocked for wearing attire others would consider for costumes.
Gonzaga University in Washington State hosted a Halloween-themed event on Tuesday in which a student leader brought up suicide while advising people on how to pick Halloween costumes.
Gonzaga Queer Student Union President Jeffrey Goong made the comment at a campus event, titled, “My Culture Is Not A Costume” during a conversation regarding the ways in which dressing up as other cultures for Halloween can harm members of those cultures. The university hosted the event as part of a monthly series called “Courageous Conversations.”