To clarify, while we don’t intentionally seek out LGBTQIA students, but we value a diverse class, and seek out qualified LGBTQIA students who contribute meaningfully to the excellence of BU.
BU Outlaw is the affinity group for LGBTQIA students, and we have several other affinity groups based on identity.
Our application has an optional question,” Do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, or asexual?”
Yes, we ask both preferred name and “If your strongest gender identity differs from your legal sex, and you would like to share it with us, you may do so here”
The Dean provides a Conference Fund to support students traveling to conferences. http://www.bu.edu/law/current-students/student-affairs-programs-resources/publications-resources/
BU recruits our faculty through AALS, through professional networks, and a number of professional associations.
I would have benefited from a not sure option
Identified as gender inclusive; listed in handbooks with policy; reiterated at recruitment days.
Law and Sexual Minorities: JD 957
Educational series, “Critical Conversations,” clinical training, student know-your-rights