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Williams Institute – QNotes

Orgs, experts file workplace discrimination amici briefs

Beyond the Carolinas

Williams Institute scholars, joined by other experts who study the LGBTQ population, filed amici briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in three cases that address whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Playboy unveils Pride campaign

Beyond the Carolinas

Playboy announced its collaboration with The Trevor Project to help drive awareness and raise funds for its “50 Bills 50 States” initiative. “50 Bills 50 States” is an initiative working to protect LGBTQ youth from conversion therapy in every state in the nation and countries around the world.

Trans directory released

Carolinas News Notes

The Campaign for Southern Equality released an updated and expanded version of “Trans in the South: A Guide to Resources and Services” to help transgender Southerners access the medical and legal services they need.

A thousand LGBTQ youth protected from conversion therapy in 2018

Beyond the Carolinas

New estimates from the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law find that 1,000 LGBTQ youth who range in ages from 13-17 will be protected from conversion therapy by a licensed health care professional in the five U.S. states that passed bans on the practice in 2018.