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LGBT Survey Results: Columbia University School of Law

Nondiscrimination Policy

Columbia University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the university. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, handicap, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other university-administered programs.

LGBT Student Organization(s)

OUTLaws
Email: outlaws@law.columbia.edu

LGBT Faculty

Katherine Franke
Professor of Law, Codirector for the Study of Law and Culture
Email: kfranke@law.columbia.edu

LGBT Administrator(s)

Jeb Butler
Director of Admissions
Email: jeb.butler@law.columbia.edu

LGBT Course(s)

  • Advanced Constitutional Law: Topics in Equal Protection
  • Privacy Law
  • Sex Equality
  • Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Feminist Jurisprudence
  • Seminar: Equal Protection
  • Seminar: Equality of Respect
  • Seminar: The Family and the State in Historical Perspective
  • Seminar: Feminist Legal Theory
  • Seminar: Gender, Sexuality, and International Law
  • Seminar: Human Rights, Constitutional Rights
  • Seminar: Identity-Based Social Movements and the Constitution
  • Seminar: Intersectionalities: Race and Gender
  • Seminar: Jurisprudence of Identity
  • Seminar: Law, Culture, and Citizenship
  • Seminar: Law and Educational Institutions: Equity Issues
  • Seminar: Legal Regulation of Motherhood
  • Seminar: Marital and Non-Marital Family Structures
  • Seminar: Multiculturalism
  • Seminar: Sexuality, Gender, Health, and Human Rights
  • Seminar: Theory and Practice of Workplace Equity
  • Seminar: Topics in Law and Sexuality

Courses and seminars are not all offered every year, but this listing is representative of Columbia’s current curriculum. Full descriptions are available on the Columbia law school website.

Domestic-Partner or Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

For faculty and staff:

  • Tuition exemption benefits
  • Health coverage
  • Housing
  • Library privileges and recreational facilities

For students:

  • Housing

Additional Information

One of Columbia’s student-edited journals is the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law.

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May 21, 2014, 13:28 PM

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