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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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    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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    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 13 – U.S. and Dutch Population-based Comparisons: Same- vs. Different-sex Parent Families

    Nanette Gartrell, Williams Institute Visiting Distinguished Scholar

    This presentation will cover two recent studies, using data drawn from nationally representative surveys in the U.S. and the Netherlands, which matched samples of same-sex and different-sex parent households and compared them on parent and child outcomes.

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    November 9 – 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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