2015-16

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    Jazz and Champagne Brunch 2016

    January 17, 2016
    Los Angeles, CA

    The Williams Institute will hold its annual Jazz and Champagne Brunch to celebrate 15 years of research that matters.

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    Jay Borchert, Failing to Extend the Spirit of Lawrence v. Texas to Prisoners and the Persistent Socio-Legal Control of Consensual, Same-sex Sex in US Prisons

    January 15, 2016
    UCLA School of Law

    Jay Borchert, PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, will discuss administrative complaints about consensual sex among prisoners.

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    Oriented: Documentary Film Screening

    April 25, 2016
    UCLA Dodd Hall

    “Oriented” follows the lives of three Palestinian friends exploring their national and sexual identity in Tel-Aviv during the Israel-Gaza conflict of 2014. Khader is a Tel Aviv “darling” from a prominent Muslim family living with his Jewish boyfriend, David, a local LGBT nightlife impresario, and their Dalmatian, Otis, in Tel Aviv. Khader is conflicted by his desire for change in the face of a seemingly hopeless situation. Fadi is an ardent Palestinian nationalist confronted by guilt-ridden Jewish love and Naeem must confront his family with the truth about his sexuality.

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    Out in Office: The Impact of LGBTQ Elected Officials

    May 5, 2016
    UCLA School of Law

    Featuring Andrew Reynolds, professor of political science at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the director of the LGBT Representation and Rights Research Initiative

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    LGBT Bullying Symposium: Translating Research to Action to Improve the Health of All Children

    May 10, 2016
    Boston, MA

    Co-sponsored by the Williams Institute, this symposium will include Williams Distinguished Scholar of Public Policy Ilan Meyer.

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    Annual DC Spring Reception 2016

    May 18, 2016
    Washington, D.C.

    Tickets are required. Details to come.

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    2nd Annual UniTy Reception

    June 19, 2016
    Los Angeles, CA

    Benefiting transgender health, research and rights.

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    WEBINAR: What’s Next for the Williams Institute

    Dec. 11, 2015

    As we celebrate our 15th anniversary and as debates about marriage equality subside, we at the Williams Institute are turning our focus to other important areas of research that will help inform law and public policy. Williams Institute experts and scholars will present some of the new areas of research we are exploring.

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    HIV Criminalization in California

    Dec. 1, 2015
    UCLA School of Law

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    NYC Fall Reception

    November 12, 2015
    New York City, NY

    Join us for a discussion on issues pertaining to LGBTQ youth.

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    Bridging the LGBT Divide: LGBT Communities and Rights in the South, Midwest and Mountain States

    Nov. 4, 2015
    West Hollywood, CA

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    2015 Eighth Annual Critical Race Studies Symposium: Race and Resistance: Against Police Violence

    Oct. 16-17, 2015
    UCLA School of Law

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    A Conversation on LGBTQ Youth-related Research, Presented by Kirkland & Ellis

    Oct. 14, 2015
    San Francisco, CA

    Featuring Bianca Wilson, Rabbi Barbara Zacky Senior Scholar of Public Policy of the Williams Institute .

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    Women in Leadership Reception Honoring the Hon. Patricia Shiu

    Oct. 10, 2015
    Los Angeles, CA

    Featuring remarks by UCLA School of Law Dean Jennifer Mnookin and 2015 Women in Leadership Award recipient, The Hon. Patricia Shiu, Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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    Enforcing the Executive Order Prohibiting Federal Contractors from Discriminating on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

    Oct. 9, 2015
    UCLA School of Law

    Presented by the Hon. Patricia Shiu, Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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    Workshop on Filing Complaints with OFCCP on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, HIV and Disability Discrimination

    Oct. 9, 2015
    UCLA School of Law

    Presented by the Hon. Patricia Shiu, Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs at the U.S. Department of Labor, this workshop is intended for lawyers and other civil rights advocates who represent LGBT people, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people with disabilities.

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    Love’s Promises, Presented by O’Melveny & Myers LLP

    Oct. 8, 2015
    Los Angeles, CA

    Martha Ertman, a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, will discuss her new book on family law and bioethics.

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    Marriage Equalities: Gender and Social Norms in Same-Sex and Different-Sex Marriage

    Oct. 5, 2015
    UCLA School of Law

    Presented by Suzanne A. Kim, Professor of Law and Judge Denny Chin Scholar, Rutgers University, School of Law – Newark

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    Fall Salon: A Conversation on Poverty in the LGBT Community

    Sept. 29, 2015
    Midtown, New York City, NY

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    LGBT & Allies Alumni Reception

    Sept. 12, 2015
    Pump Restaurant, West Hollywood, CA