Events

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    October 5 – Fall Salon in New York City

    Join fellow donors and supporters of the Williams Institute for cocktails and hear from the Institute’s Faculty Chair, Doug NeJaime, about recent and upcoming research and its impact on LGBT law and policy. RSVPs are no longer being accepted.  

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    YP+10: Update on the Yogyakarta Principles

    February 15, 2017

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    YP+10: Update on the Yogyakarta Principles

    January 16, 2018

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    January 14 – Jazz & Champagne Brunch

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    The Role of Experts and Academics in LGBT Advocacy

    October 13, 2017

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    October 13 – Webinar: The Role of Experts and Academics in LGBT Advocacy

    This webinar will address several questions that arise when experts and academics weigh in on LGBTI advocacy issues, including who is considered an expert, how are experts viewed in different countries and cultural contexts and what value and challenges are posed by experts outside of the LGBT movement?

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    October 5 – Drug War Dragnets and Trans Health: Patient Privacy in the Age of Prescription Monitoring Programs

    Leo Beletsky, Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences, Northeastern University School of Law

    This presentation will interrogate the appropriate balance of state surveillance and patient privacy in the design and implementation of prescription drug monitoring programs, highlighting a legal challenge brought by two transgender men in Oregon.

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    October 4 – NYC Fall Salon

    Join the Williams Institute and fellow donors and supporters for an intimate evening of conversation and cocktails with our new Executive Director Jocelyn Samuels and special guest Hon. Paul Feinman of the NY Court of Appeals.

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    October 14 – Women in Leadership Reception

    The Williams Institute and Covington law firm are pleased to recognize women who are making a difference through research, public service and community outreach.

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    November 9 – NYC Fall Reception

    Join us for an evening to honor the life and legacy of Edie Windsor with special guest Judith Kasen-Windsor. The evening will feature a panel discussion, followed by a cocktail reception and Founders Dinner. RSVP

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    November 15 – Developmental Considerations for Research on Minority Stress

    Featuring Jeremy T. Goldbach, Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California’s Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

    This presentation will cover the importance of human development (milestones of adolescence, Erickson, etc.) and how this can also affect trajectory modeling, ethical concerns (IRB, parents, etc.), recruitment (what seems to work and doesn’t), what stresses them out that may be different from adults, and some of what we’ve learned on how they cope.

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    Fall 2017 Calendar

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    September 7 – LGBT & Allies Alumni Reception

    The Williams Institute and OUTLaw at the UCLA School of Law are thrilled to host the 8th Annual LGBT and Allies Alumni Reception, presented by Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. We invite you to join us for appetizers and drinks as you reconnect with old friends and meet new ones.

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    July 12 – Tech, Policy, and Equity: Innovation and the LGBT Community

    Join us for a moderated discussion about the use of technology to promote the rights, health, and well-being of LGBT populations. Arrive early and explore Google demos.

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    Collecting Data about Gender Identity

    June 22, 2017

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    Sustainable Development Goals for LGBT People

    June 21, 2017

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    LGBT Exclusion in Indonesia and Its Economic Effects

    April 19, 2017

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    April 20 – Religious Liberty, Religious Discrimination, and the Future of LGBT Rights

    Panelists include: Candace Bond-Theriault, Policy Counsel for Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice, National LGBTQ Task Force; Walter Dellinger, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney General, Former Acting U.S. Solicitor General; Honorable Jamie Raskin U.S Congressman, Maryland, 8th District; Bishop Gene Robinson, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; and Adam Romero. Director of Legal Scholarship and Federal Policy, and Arnold D. Kassoy Scholar of Law, The Williams Institute

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    May 17 – Spring Reception in Washington DC

    Moderated by Washington Post Writer Jonathan Capehart. Panelists include new Executive Director, Jocelyn Samuels, Stuart Delery, and Gautam Raghavan. Cocktail reception remarks by Brad Sears. Founders Dinner remarks by Congressman Mark Takano.

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    June 4 – UniTy

    Join us on June 4 for UniTy! Coming together for transgender research, health, and rights. Special appearance by Lee Daniels.

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    June 21 – Webinar: Sustainable Development Goals for LGBT People

    In this webinar the panelists will explain the human development framework, compare it to the human rights framework, and set out how the development framework applies to sexual and gender minorities. The discussion will be based on a publication written by Andrew Park, titled “A Development Agenda for Sexual and Gender Minorities.” Panelists will also give …

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