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LGBT Survey Results: The University of Kansas School of Law

Nondiscrimination Policy

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, is committed to the full participation of previously excluded or neglected classes of people. Thus, it is also the policy of the university to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, and gender expression. The university’s nondiscrimination policy extends to employment practices, conditions of employment, personnel actions, and all other educational programs and activities of the university and its affiliates.

LGBT Student Organization(s)

OutLaws and Allies contributes to creating a welcoming environment. For more information, contact:

Eric Wilson II
Email: wilson.jameseric@ku.edu

LGBT Faculty

None

LGBT Administrator(s)

None

LGBT Course(s)

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Seminar will explore the emergence of the LGBTQ civil rights movement and will cover numerous legal topics at the intersection of law and practice involving issues significant to LGBTQ clients. Among others, topics will include marriage, divorce, employment discrimination, family creation, health care, and tax consequences. Students will be asked to prepare legal documents and will complete a major drafting project. The course seeks to provide students with skills and knowledge to meet the needs of this unique client base.

Domestic-Partner or Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

None

Additional Information

We actively seek diversity in our student body, including sexual orientation and identity. We encourage applicants to discuss their sexual orientation or sexual identity in their personal statement or in an addendum if they so choose. The law school has numerous Safe Zones in the building and on campus. The LGBT organizations of the university, Lawrence, and the Kansas City area are all very active and welcome participation.

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May 21, 2014, 13:28 PM

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