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Presenter(s): Nancy Marcus, Francisco Dueñas , Peter Renn

Date: August 22, 2019

Time: 11:54 am - 12:00 am

Room: Glendale

Conference: Gender Odyssey Los Angeles

Program: Professional

Legal Issues Affecting the Transgender Community

This workshop will give a broad overview of legal issues affecting the transgender community. The information provided will include descriptions of 1) federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to the rights and protection of transgender individuals, including in educational, employment, health care, and other settings; 2) ongoing and recent-past litigation related to discrimination against and federal protections of transgender individuals, including litigation related to enforcement of state protections of transgender individuals in the face of claims of religious exemptions, and other cases affecting the rights of transgender individuals; 3) an overview of other key litigation and legislative developments affecting the LGBT community generally that have an impact on the transgender community; and 4) California-specific legal issues related to the transgender community.