Derek Reinbold  //  4/16/17  //  Topic Update


President Trump’s appointment of Roger Severino to head the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights sparks outrage (Rewire)

  • Twelve U.S. Senators asked Secretary Tom Price how Severino is qualified to lead the Office of Civil Rights given his history of discriminatory statements (Washington Blade).

President Trump has nominated Mark Green as Secretary of the Army, a decision denounced by the Human Rights Campaign in light of Green’s “radical” anti-LGBTQ views (HRC).


Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump’s nomination of Howard Nielson, Jr. to the federal bench is an attack on LGBTQ rights.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

The Pentagon released a detailed policy for recruiting transgender troops.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

This week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop, a case invoking the conflict between religious beliefs and non-discrimination ordinances.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School