Helen Bonser

Helen Bonser was born in Bend, Oregon in 1942 and she came to Spokane in 1975. Bonser’s daughter came out to her in 1981 and Bonser became active in PFLAG in 1984, the year it was organized in Spokane. She has been an ally at the forefront of the movement for LGBT equality in Spokane for decades, and an advocate for equality in general throughout her life.