Evelyn Clark, a rising 3L at Washington and Lee University School of Law, took an opportunity in the ninth grade which fast tracked her to a legal career. “I’m from a small town in southern Virginia and was very fortunate to be selected as our State Senator’s Senate Page,” she recalls.
A recent survey published by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) found that 55.5% of LGBTQ students 'felt unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation'; 30.3% missed at least one day of school in the previous month because they felt Author: Staff Writers.
OGALLA, the Oregon Gay and Lesbian Law Association, is an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lawyers, judges, legal workers, law students and others who support the needs of lesbians, gay men and other sexual minorities in the legal profession.
The struggle of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people for equal rights has moved to center stage. LGBT people are battling for their civil rights in Congress, in courtrooms and in the streets. Well-known figures are discussing their sexual orientation in public. Gay and lesbian people are featured in movies and on television - not as novelty characters, but as full participants.