As transgender lawyers increasingly join our profession, lawyers are more likely to interact with them at their offices, in courthouses, and at bar events. How can we move past tolerance toward understanding so that we can meet our obligations of civility and professionalism, "the hallmarks of a learned profession dedicated to public service". Follow link below to watch the webinar video and more.
The ABA SOGI Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the ABA SOGI Commission's first LGBT Public Interest Scholarship for 2021. Follow link below to read about the scholarship recipients.
Visit the SOGI LGBT Webinar page to watch videos of past programs, which include Combatting LGBT Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession, Title VII US Supreme Court Decision, Sexual Orientation: The Legal Case for Coverage Under Title VII and more.Click here to - Visit SOGI webinar page
An overview of the progress that the American Bar Association has made in advancing sexual orientation and gender identity issues and policies.
Issues Related to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Visit SOGI's Pride Month page for LGBTQ+ highlights and resources which include information & pledge form for the ABA 21-Day Challenge, free webinars, articles, videos and more.
Multi-series webinar program hosted by the ABA about the Troubled Teen Industry (TTI), which is a network of private youth programs, therapeutic boarding schools, residential treatment centers, religious academies, wilderness programs and drug rehabilitation centers. This industry has thrived for decades despite constant allegations of child abuse, neglect, dangerous treatment practices, and negligence resulting in death. Panelists address the current issues and our progress towards reform. | Click below to see program page.
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First phase findings from a National Study of Lawyers with Disabilities and Lawyers who identify as LGBTQ+ in collaboration with the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.
Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Workspace
Presented at ABA Midyear Meeting 2020 in Austin, Texas, Stonewall Award was presented to Jim Holmes, Carmelyn P. Malalis, and Chase Strangio. View reception photos, bios and more.
American Bar Association President Patricia Lee Refo sent a letter to Michael Williams, the Principal Deputy General Counsel in the Regulations Division at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, opposing a proposed rule that would make admission or placement determinations based on sex in facilities under community planning and development housing programs..
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Contact the ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity | Address: 321 N. Clark Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60654 | Email: sogi@americanbar..org
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Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession
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Transgender Persons and the Law, Second Edition
The Equalizer is SOGI's bi-annual newsletter, featuring interviews, current events, highlights of Annual and Midyear Meetings, politics, recent developments.
Annual Review of the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Participation at the American Bar Association.
Did you know that the American Bar Association supports 11 different LGBT groups or projects that address LGBT issues? From foster care to senior care, become a member and your efforts could help LGBT people across the country.
Sexual Orientation question may be added to George Washington University of Law applications for LGBT applicants.
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