To LGBTQ+ prospects at recruiting fairs, in our recruiting materials, in
targeted emails to students who identify as LGBTQ+, and through efforts of our LGBTQ+ Alumni Advisory Board. In addition, the school’s
admissions office collaborates with the LGBTQ+ Cultural Center on the
Indiana University Bloomington campus and with the IU LGBTQ+ Alumni Association.
The welcome packet refers to OUTlaw, the law school’s student organization that supports LGBTQ+ student activities. It also contains a link to these activities on our website: https://www.law.indiana.edu/academics/experiential-education/projects/lgbt.shtml
The law school pays registration fees for students attending the Lavender Law conference and the National LGBT Bar Association’s annual conference.
http://hr.iu.edu/benefits/needknow.html (available to same-sex spouses only, not domestic partners)
However, students pay a health fee which entitles them to access to the IU Health Center, where affordable medical care and other services are available: https://healthcenter.indiana.edu/about/index.shtml
Available to same-sex spouses only, not domestic partners.
The school’s LGBT+ Project is conducting optional training this year.
With federally mandated signs on the door. Students have also been made aware of its availability.
Gender and the Law
OUTlaw is the law school’s student alliance working to promote equal rights and protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender. It also serves as a support organization for LGBTQIA+ students, a resource for professional contacts, and a liaison to the Administration on issues of concern for the LGBTQIA+ community.