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Entries from June 2020

LGBT Workers & More with Ria and Kate

June 22nd, 2020 · Comments

"LGBT Impact Litigation and SCOTUS" features a lively discussion between legal eagles Kate Kendell, former Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Ria Tabacco Mar, Women's Project Director, ACLU, followed by audience Q&A. This event is hosted by LeGaL’s Women’s Group and moderated by Cody Yorke of Outten & Golden.
 
This virtual lunch-and-learn is the third installment in the LeGaL Pride Power Lunch Series, held every Wednesday in June from 1-2 p.m. The events are free, but please consider making a donation in support of the LeGaL Foundation here

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Intersex Rights and More.

June 17th, 2020 · Comments

Eric Lesh, Executive Director of the LGBT Bar of NY and Professor Art Leonard of New York Law School, discuss three important LGBT rights cases from May.

  • 10th Circuit Orders State Department to Reconsider Denial of Accurate Passport to Intersex Plaintiff

  • Two Federal District Courts Rule on Social Security Survivor Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses Whose Marriages Occurred Fewer Than Nine Months Before the Death of Their Spouse

  • Lesbian Couple’s Challenge to South Carolina Foster Care Policy Survives Motion to Dismiss

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HUGE SCOTUS win for LGBT Workers

June 15th, 2020 · Comments

Eric Lesh, Executive Director of the LGBT Bar Association of New York, speaks with LeGaL President Kristen Browde and Professor Arthur Leonard about the Supreme Court decision that marks a watershed moment for LGBTQ fairness and equality.

 

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that companies don’t have a right to discriminate against LGBTQ people in the workplace! This historic decision says that LGBTQ people are, and should be, protected from discrimination under federal law.

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BiLaw: All About the B in LGBT

June 8th, 2020 · Comments

On today's episode of the LeGaL LGBT Podcast, we focus on the B in LGBT.

As part of LeGaL's Pride Power Lunch series, we speak with Nancy Marcus, Sarah Filcher, & William Crosby about issues of bi visibility and inclusion in the law and legal profession.

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