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LGBT Survey Results: Howard University School of Law

Nondiscrimination Policy

Howard University School of Law is committed to a policy against discrimination in the interviewing or employment of its students based on race, sex, religious creed, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, handicap, or political affiliation.

LGBT Student Organization(s)

During their three years of law school, many LGBT law students become involved in OUTLaw, Howard University School of Law’s student organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning law students, as well as their allies and friends. One of the largest, most respected, and most active organizations of its kind in the nation, OUTLaw serves as a social, support, and political group and actively combats homophobia, heterosexism, and any discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity inside and outside of the Law School by

  • hosting social events
  • advocating for and on behalf of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning law students
  • providing resources regarding job opportunities in LGBT-friendly firms and organizations
  • providing resources for students to become involved with the local and national activist community
  • working on national agenda issues
  • cosponsoring panel discussions that focus on the academic and professional concerns of LGBT students

LGBT Faculty

No details provided.

LGBT Administrator(s)

None

LGBT Course(s)

None

Domestic-Partner or Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

No details provided.

Additional Information

At Howard, we provide an environment that attempts to nurture the individual because of each person’s uniqueness, not in spite of it. We constantly evaluate policy and modernize procedures when necessary. We have updated the facilities on campus to provide options regardless of gender identification. Howard operates and promotes an environment of inclusiveness and compassion for all individuals regardless of the differences that make up the individual. As an institution, we embrace personal freedoms and work to make all feel heard and respected. When you are a member of the Howard University family, you are welcomed; you are home, period.

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May 21, 2014, 13:28 PM

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