The clinic’s work has brought substantial attention to an array of sexuality and gender law issues.
A sampling of press releases and articles can be found here:
"Columbia Law School Clinic Urges the End of Marriage Discrimination in Nevada, Hawaii," Press Release, October 25, 2013. Read the Brief.
"Center for Gender and Sexuality Law Hails Supreme Court Marriage Decisions," Press Release, June 26, 2013. Read the Brief.
"Columbia Law School Professor File Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Case," Feb. 28, 2013
"Honduran Man Wins Asylum in the United States with the Help of Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic," Press Release, Jan. 3, 2013
"Clinic Responds to the Supreme Court's Decision to Hear United States v. Windsor," Press Release, Dec. 7, 2012
"Clinic Applauds Federal Appeals Court Strike-Down of the Defense of Marriage Act," Press Release, Oct. 18, 2012
"Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic Students Secure Asylum for Gay Woman From Peru," Press Release, May 18, 2012
"Clinic Lauds Inter-American Court's First-Ever Decision Rejecting Sexual Orientation Discrimination," Press Release, March 21, 2012
"Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic Hails 9th Circuit's Same-Sex Marriage Decision," Press Release, Feb. 7, 2012. Read the clinic's Brief.
"Broward County Law Requres Vendors to Offer Equal Benefits to Domestic Partners," Press Release Nov. 22, 2011
"Clinic Secures Asylum for Gay Mauritanian Refugee," Press Release, Oct. 25, 2011
"Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic Submits Experts Brief in Custody Case before Inter-American Court," Press Release, Aug. 22, 2011. Read the Brief.
"Leigh Valley LGBT Community Award Recognizes Clinic's Success in Writing Domestic Partner Benefits Legislation," Press Release, June 30, 2011
"Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic Files Brief in Household Labor Trafficking Case," Press Release, June 27, 2011
"Clinic Students Help Clear a Path for Transgender Individuals to Marry in New York City" Press Release, March 9, 2011
“Unjust N.Y. Law Tears Apart Parent, Child,” Albany Times Union, Feb. 18, 2010
“Brazilian Man Wins Asylum in U.S.,” Advocate.com, Feb. 8, 2010
“Gay Adoption Case in Puerto Rican Court,” Advocate.com, Nov. 23, 2009
“When a Client's Not Perfect,” Gay City News, May 26, 2009
“Race, Domestic Violence and New York's Ineffective Family Court Law,” The Journal News, June 5, 2008
“College Try: A Student Law Clinic Wins Asylum for a Gay Jamaican Man—and Presses on in the Human Rights Struggle,” Time Out New York, Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2007