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Stop Naming Buildings After Homophobes and Transphobes

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over millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups and has passed harmful legislation targeting the LGBTQ community. A few months after Stevens’ announcement, Gianforte made national news by tackling a reporter during a press conference in May 2017.

Outrage from our campus followed suit.In June 2017, due to the response, Stevens’s board of trustees created a committee to “Consider the Naming of Gianforte Academic Center.” After three months of deliberation, the board stated that it would change the name from the “Gianforte Academic Center” to the “Gianforte Family Academic Center.”Yes, that actually happened.

But that also isn’t the current issue.Despite the naming, Gianforte pulled his promised $10 million donation in 2019 — a donation given on.

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