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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    October 3 – Breakfast with the Williams Institute

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    October 3 – Chicago Salon

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    October 15 – NYC Salon

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    June 18 – Open House

    Join us as we celebrate the vital work of the Williams Institute at our new office space.

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    June 7 – Roundtable with Ted W. Lieu on Conversion Therapy

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    October 17 – DC Salon

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    November 14 – NYC Fall Reception

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    Gun Violence Against LGBT People

    May 23, 2019

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    January 19 – Jazz Brunch

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    17th Annual Update

    Listen to the Conference Schedule 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Check-in 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm Panel One: Religious Refusals & the Future of LGBT Rights A discussion of where LGBT rights and religious exemptions clash. How are state legislatures, federal agencies, and courts grappling with the question of whether religious beliefs provide a legal justification …

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    April 3 – Annual Update

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    May 14 – DC Spring Reception

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    September 19 – The Trouble with Pink and Blue

    This lunchtime talk focuses on gender expression and health with examples from recent research on gender nonconformity, bullying, and health in youth.

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    16th Annual Update

    1:00        LGBT Rights & The Trump Administration (L-R: Melissa Goodman, Shannon Minter, Nancy Polikoff, Meeth Soni, Rick Zbur) As we near the end of Trump’s first 100 days in office, what is the impact on LGBT rights?  Panelists will discuss issues such as the repeal of protections for transgender students and a proposal for a broad …

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    May 16 – DC Spring Reception

    Join us at our signature DC-area event to hear from compelling speakers on LGBT law and public policy issues and mingle with Williams friends and supporters.

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    May 17 – Spring Open House

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    September 20 – Alumni & Allies Reception

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    October 3 – The Carceral State and the Regulation of Motherhood

    Priscilla Ocen explores the specific ways incapacitation has been used as a means to regulate the bodies and reproductive capacities of marginalized women.

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    October 23 – If Not Now, When? Achieving Equality for Women Attorneys in the Courtroom and in ADR

    Judge Scheindlin will discuss equity for women attorneys in the legal profession and the New York State Bar Association’s 2017 report on gender disparities.

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    October 25 – Using Social Media to Understand and Address Health Risk Among Gay and Bisexual Men

    This lunchtime talk discusses research on the relationship between social media, substance use and sexual risk behaviors among gay and bisexual men.

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