The William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law will host dynamic speakers and panelists for its February 26 symposium, "Advancing LGBTQIA Rights in a Post-Obergefell World." The program will address various current issues surrounding LGBTQIA rights, the future direction of the effort to advance LGBTQIA rights, and transgender youth and conversion therapy. This event is free and open to the public. Organizers ask that if you plan to attend, rsvp via Facebook or email ([[e|wmjowl]]) by February 19 to help them plan for food and refreshments.
Lisa Bornstein, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Leadership Conference Education Fund
Joy Chia, Open Society Foundations
James Dwyer, William & Mary Law School
Vivian Hamilton, William & Mary Law School
Olivia Hunt, Whitman-Walker Health Equal Justice Works Fellow
Shannon Minter, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Mark Strasser, Capital University Law School
8:15 - 9AM:
Breakfast and Check-In
Welcome and Remarks by Dean Davison M. Douglas
Panel One: Looking to the Future of LGBTQIA Rights: Where Are We Headed Next?
Moderator: James Dwyer; Panelists: Mark Strasser, Lisa Bornstein, and Joy Chia
Panel Two: Transgender Youth and Conversion Therapy
Moderator: Vivian Hamilton; Panelists: Shannon Minter and Olivia Hunt
About the Journal
The William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law (JoWL) was established in 1993 to provide a forum for scholarly debate on gender-related legal issues. Publishing three times a year, JOWL continues to present wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary perspectives on the gender issues of our time.
About William & Mary Law School
Thomas Jefferson founded William & Mary Law School in 1779 to train leaders for the new nation. Now in its third century, America's oldest law school continues its historic mission of educating citizen lawyers who are prepared both to lead and to serve.