Williams Institute. A think tank at UCLA Law dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.

The Williams Institute conducts independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. We ensure that facts—not stereotypes—inform laws, policies, and judicial decisions that affect the LGBT community. Learn more about us.

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Upcoming Events

Legacy Gala

Our celebration of the Williams Institute's founder Chuck Williams and his accomplishments

April 4, 2024

The Ebell of Los Angeles

Doors open at 5:00pm

Dinner at 7:00pm

RSVP