April 21, 2021

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Eastern Time

LGBTQ+ Children, Families, and the Law


Please join us for a discussion on LGBTQ+ children and families, and recent issues in the law, including in particular family law, civil rights, and protections and healthcare for transgender individuals. Panelists will include: Catherine Smith, professor of law at University of Denver Sturm College of Law, who co-authored an amicus brief on the rights of children cited in Obergefell; Carl Charles, Staff Attorney at Lambda Legal, who is involved in litigating a number of cases expanding and solidifying federal civil rights protections for transgender people, including challenging the constitutionality of the ban on military service by transgender people; and Kyle Velte, associate professor of law at the University of Kansas School of Law, who has authored amicus briefs filed before the U.S. Supreme Court, including the Masterpiece Cakeshop case in 2018. Co-sponsored by the National Lawyers' Guild, OutLaw, Duke Immigrant and Refugee Project, American Constitution Society, Human Rights Law Society, and the Latin American Law Students Association. Contact Matt Steyl at matthew.steyl@duke.edu with questions. Zoom ID: 830 851 9258