Helen Klein Murillo  //  6/4/17  //  Topic Update

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court to rule that Title IX gives transgender students the right to use bathrooms corresponding to their gender identity (Rewire, Constitutional Law Prof BlogHuman Rights Campaign Blog).

A federal district court ruled that transgender rights are protected under the Americans With Disabilities Act (Rewire).

As President Trump fails to condemn violence against gay and bisexual men in Chechnya, newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue in his first meeting with President Putin (Human Rights Campaign). 

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.

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