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NELA Nite (lunchtime): Deadnaming, Misgendering, and Healthcare Exclusions: Learn How to Advocate for the Transgender Community
Deadnaming, Misgendering, and Healthcare Exclusions: Learn How to Advocate for the Transgender Community
September 15, 2022 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
(1.5 CLE Credits Areas of Professional Practice)
Join us for a lunch conversation with Kyla Bender-Baird, visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Sociology at Kenyon College, Ezra Cukor, Senior Staff Attorney at the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, and Kyle S. Rapiñan, from the Law Enforcement Bureau of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, who will provide a theoretical understanding of the construct of gender; share novel empirical research on best practices for representing transgender clients; and provide guidance on how to prosecute common actionable discrimination cases involving gender identity including deadnaming, misgendering, sexual harassment and provision of health care benefits.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern
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