We are included in LSAC’s LGBTQ+ Guide to Law Schools, have attended the Lavender Law Conference, and partner with our OutLaws group to reach out to prospective students.
We provide an option for students to identify as LGBTQ on our admissions application.
Listservs; newspapers (e.g., Chronicle of Higher Education); law societies and organizations
Per our HR office, we do not ask or request information on sexual orientation during application or onboarding process.
Parental leave is equitable across all non-birth mothers. Birth mothers are provided an additional postpartum recovery period on top of parental leave. https://hr.uw.edu/ops/leaves/parental-leave/. Gender is not listed as a restriction for any of the listed care techniques within the Certificates of Coverage for the PEBB health plans offered by the UW.
All of the health insurance plans offered by the UW provide medical coverage for gender transition services and procedures. Many resources are available to a transitioning employee and can be found here https://hr.uw.edu/ops/transgender-resources/
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We have a gender neutral restroom on the first floor of the building.
Each restroom in the building has this signage outside: “All individuals are welcome to use the restroom that is consistent with their gender identity.”
E522 A, Advanced Constitutional Law: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Law A 553 Feminist Jurisprudence Seminar
Law A 500 Introduction to Perspectives on the Law
Funding is open to all student groups, including OutLaws. I do not have information about how funds have been used in the last three years specifically as to LGBTQ+ groups.
UW has a webpage dedicated to providing resources for LGBTQ+ individuals and the information can be found here https://www.washington.edu/compliance/titleix/lgbtq/
UW Law supports LGBTQ+ individuals in many additional ways. Please contact us for more information.