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Entries from May 2019

SCOTUS News, Anti-LGBT Agencies, and Lesbian Police Officers

May 14th, 2019 · Comments

Eric Lesh, Executive Director of the LGBT Bar of New York and New York Law School Professor Art Leonard give the very latest updates and insights on everything SCOTUS, including the recent Title VII grants as well as some denials. Next they discuss a federal appellate ruling in a case seeking to block enforcement of Philadelphia’s law barring child welfare groups doing business with the city from discriminating against same-sex couples who seek certification to be foster parents. Finally, they discuss a discrimination and harassment case filed by a lesbian police officer against NYC.

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Queer Sex Workers and the Fight to Decrim NY

May 9th, 2019 · Comments

Today’s show is about sex workers' rights and the fight in New York to decriminalize sex work.

We are speaking with Jared Trujillo, who is a Steering Committee member of DecrimNY, a coalition of 30 groups to decriminalize, destigmatize, and decarcerate sex work in New York. He’s also the President of the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys.

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