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Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Law

Product ID: AK0437E02
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-616-8

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals face specific challenges in school, employment, health care, and many other settings. As a lawyer, it's vital you understand these obstacles and how to approach them. Read More ↓

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals face specific challenges in school, employment, health care, and many other settings. As a lawyer, it's vital you understand these obstacles and how to approach them. Read More ↓

236+ pp.; 2nd ed. revised 2021-22

Foreword
About the Authors
How to Cite This Book

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Issues for Students in Public K-12 Education Programs
  3. Advising LGBTQ Clients About Employment Law
  4. Gender Transitioning: An Overview
  5. HIV
  6. The Intersection of Hostility and Sexual Orientation

Index

The 2021–2022 revision includes a number of changes, such as the following:

  • In 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an opinion about a school’s policy prohibiting a transgender student from using the men’s bathroom at the school
  • Additional states now prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • The requirements for changing the gender marker on a U.S. passport have changed
  • The Social Security Administration now conducts continuing disability reviews for many individuals who have been adjudicated as disabled because of HIV status

In addition, all citations and lists of resources have been updated, as have the sample forms in chapter 4.

State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® is the premier publisher of practice guides and handbooks for Wisconsin's attorneys, written by Wisconsin's attorneys. PINNACLE relies on the expertise and contributions of volunteers from within the State Bar of Wisconsin membership to help develop and deliver timely, relevant information to assist Wisconsin's attorneys provide the highest-quality representation and service.

About the Authors

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