Why is Ruthann Robson always talking about lesbians? A professor at the City University of New York School of Law, Robson is a prolific writer in multiple genres, all of which place lesbian lives at their heart.’ It’s not that she talks only about lesbians, or that lesbians occupy some exalted position in her legal cosmology. Rather, she situates lesbians, and lesbian issues at the center of every one of her works, including her most recent book of theoretical essays, Sappho Goes to Law School.
This is an excerpt from Kenji Yoshino’s new book, Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial. In his book, Professor Yoshino explores the Hollingsworth v. Perry trial, which he calls “one of the most powerful civil rights trials in American history.” Professor Yoshino
In this article, I argue that, because reproductive cloning may offer the LGBTI community the chance to have genetically-related children, bans on federally funded research that would help refine and ensure the safety and efficacy of these procedures unconstitutionally deny
In the pursuit of sexual justice for women, protections for lesbians and abortions are nonnegotiable.
Conference transcript discussing legal issues relating to the LGBTQA community, including: police brutality, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, & civil rights.
The Symposium and the articles are in part a proposal for mutual responsibility. They have been designed to focus attention upon the complex ways in which the law interacts with politics, society, and radical visions for change. If civil rights
Parents are legally recognized in three ways: through marriage, adoption, and biology. While gay partners may now legally marry throughout the United States, not all states have provided an equal opportunity for gay parents to obtain parental rights, whether through
A multifaceted movement which takes on that task, in its own community and in society, will provide lawyers and lobbyists with a social and political context that can radically reshape our legal and legislative strategies.
Discussion and criticism of Beckelman v. Gallop and the law's ability to deal with questions of intimacy.