Sarah Mahmood  //  5/14/17  //  Topic Update


Critics of anti-discrimination laws regarding public accommodations misunderstand the core purpose of those laws, argues Charlie Gerstein at Take Care.

Praveen Fernandes called the decision not to collect LGBT census data “missed opportunities for improving the lives of LGBT Americans and their families” (NYT).

Trump's Army Secretary nominee withdrew following criticism of his anti-LGBT views (HRC, WaPo).


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