Date Chartered: 5/31/1983

Purpose

The Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues promotes the communication of ideas, interests and activities among members of the section and makes recommendations on matters concerning the interests of LGBT persons involved in legal education and on matters of interest in the teaching and improvement of the law relating to sexual orientation and gender identity issues.

Leadership   Listserv & Member-Only Content

Annual Meeting Programs

2020

Student Services and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues Joint Program
Law and Mental Disability (Co-sponsored by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues)
Works In Progress

2019

Main Program 1
Main Program 2
Civil Rights (Co-sponsored by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues)
Family and Juvenile Law (Co-sponsored by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues)
Works In Progress


Awards

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Excellence Award

The Section invites nominations of outstanding individuals, programs, and institutions for the newly created LGBTQ+ Inclusive Excellence Award. The award recognizes innovative contributions to the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in the legal academy and profession more broadly. The Section especially seeks nominations that focus on the inclusion of LGBTQ+ students, before, during, and after their legal education. Join the Section for updates regarding nomination deadlines and procedures.

Year Award Name Recipient Law School
2020 LGBTQ+ Inclusive Excellence Award Susan Hazeldean Brooklyn Law School