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    April 7 – Annual Update: Changing the Landscape on Gender Identity Data Collection

    Never in history have we had so much data about transgender and other gender minority people in the United States. Panelists will discuss new data from the United States Transgender Survey (USTS), the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), and other large surveys. This will be the first time that new CHIS data on gender identity and expression among people in California are presented – a project that we, with the support of our UniTy donors, have been working toward for the last two years.

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    April 19 – Gender and Objectivity

    This talk will consider whether policymakers and legal interpreters must ignore gender identity in favor of ostensibly more “objective” criteria for defining people’s sex. Featuring David Cruz, Visiting Scholar at the Williams Institute and Professor of Law at USC Gould School of Law.

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    April 19 – LGBT Exclusion in Indonesia and Its Economic Effects

    Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Indonesians in workplaces, schools, and social opportunities is pervasive and will limit their ability to fully contribute to the Indonesian economy.

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    How Prejudice and Stigma Harm the Health and Well-Being of LGBT People

    November 15, 2016

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    October 19 – The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

    Featuring Judith F. Daar, Interim Dean and Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, Visiting Professor at UC Irvine and Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCI School of Medicine, presenting on social infertility and the quest for parenthood. UCLA School of Law Rm1314 Wednesday, October 19 12:20-1:30 pm Please RSVP by October 17 RSVPs are no …

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    November 17 – Fall Reception in NYC (Sold Out)

                                                                                     

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    November 18 – LGBT Non-Discrimination Efforts in NYC

    This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required. Location: 1285 6th Ave 14th Floor New York, NY 10019 RSVP by November 15.

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    Missed the Blood Equality Panel at the Hammer Museum? We Have It Videotaped.

    Blood Equality November 22, 2016 7:30pm Co-presented by the Hammer Museum WATCH VIDEO PRESENTATION In advance of December 1st, World AIDS Day, this  panel examined the FDA’s ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, which currently requires celibacy for one year before donating.* Panelists included Brad Sears, Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Williams Institute …

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    September 14 – Williams Institute Open House

    Please join us to learn more about the Williams Institute and the programs we offer! Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:20 PM – 1:30 PM UCLA School of Law Room 1314 Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP. RSVP to the Open House.  

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    September 20 – Women in Leadership Reception

    Our Women in Leadership reception brings together women from various backgrounds who are passionate about the mission of the Williams Institute and our focus on LGBT research, law, and policy. This annual event  recognizes women who are making a difference  through their research, public service, or community work. At this year’s event, we will introduce …

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    October 1 – 7th Annual LGBT and Allies Alumni Reception

      The Williams Institute and OUTLaw at the UCLA School of Law are thrilled to host the 7th Annual LGBT and Allies Alumni Reception presented by Munger, Tolles & Olson.  We invite you to join us for appetizers and drinks as you reconnect with old friends and meet new ones. We are honored to have …

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    October 5 – The LA County Human Relations Commission 2015 Hate Crime Report

    Featuring Marshall Wong, Senior Intergroup Relations Specialist at the LA County Human Relations Commission. Mr. Wong is the Commission’s Hate Crime Coordinator and the principal author of the agency’s annual Hate Crime Report. UCLA School of Law Rm 1327 Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 12:20-1:30 pm RSVPs are no longer being accepted.

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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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    Watch the Webinar: The 40th Anniversary of Custody Rights of Lesbian Mothers: Legal Theory and Litigation Strategy

    Forty years ago, the landmark article Custody Rights of Lesbian Mothers: Legal Theory and Litigation Strategy by Nancy Polikoff and Nan D. Hunter was published in the Buffalo Law Review. The article informed parenting rights for LGBT people. We revisit the article, speaking with its authors and examining its impact over the last four decades. WATCH …

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    January 12 – The Afterlife of Homophobia

    Cosponsored by the Critical Race Studies Program. This event will feature Russell Robinson, Professor of Law at Berkeley Law, who maps evolving legal and social conceptions of gay sexuality in a post-marriage equality landscape (in an article co-written with David M. Frost). Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:20 PM – 1:30 PM UCLA School of Law …

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    January 15 – Jazz and Champagne Brunch

    The Williams Institute invites you to its Annual Jazz & Champagne Brunch on Sunday January 15, 2017. We are no longer accepting RSVPs for this event. 11:30 am – 2:30 pm View pics of the 2016 Jazz & Champagne Brunch on FLICKR.

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    February 4 – 13th Annual Williams Institute Moot Court Competition

    The 13th Annual Williams Institute Moot Court Competition, Preliminary Rounds Saturday, February 4, 2017 UCLA School of Law September 26, 2016 – Registration opens November 18, 2016 – Registration closes November 21, 2016 – Problem released January 3, 2017 – Last day for questions/problem clarification January 8, 2017 – Briefs due February 4, 2017 – …

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    August 25 – Whither the Court: The Allan C. Lebow Annual Supreme Court Review

      Whither the Court is made possible through the Allan C. Lebow Endowed Fund in memory of Allan C. Lebow, a 1972 graduate of the UCLA School of Law. The Allan C. Lebow Endowed Fund was created this year through a generous gift of $300,000 by Allan C. Lebow’s parents, Sanford and Shirley; and siblings …

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    February 9 – Winter Salon in DC

    Click Here to RSVP to the Winter Salon. Deadline to RSVP is February 7. We are no longer accepting RSVPs for this event. 

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    February 10 – Lawyers and Social Movements: Reimagining Theory and Practice

    Lawyers and Social Movements: Reimagining Theory and Practice 8:30am – 5:45pm This symposium will explore the role of law and lawyers in contemporary social movements in the United States and beyond. This focus is motivated by dramatic changes in practice and theory that have brought renewed attention to how lawyers can, and should, shape the …

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