Marriage equality and legal name and sex change for transgender people to be guaranteed by 20 countries in the Americas by Cindy Regidor and Herman M. Duarte

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights released an Advisory Opinion on Gender Identity, Equality and Non-Discrimination Against Same Sex Couples claiming that marriage equality and the right to officially change transgender people’s name and sex must be provided by all member states which have recognized the[…]

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Year in Review: Charlotte Proudman Looks Back on 2017

This has been another momentous year for feminism and the legal profession in the UK. The last 12 months has been a time of both progress and regression for the feminist movement. Feminists have been working for decades to challenge gender injustice and inequality that[…]

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“It’s not enough to be invited to the party – you need to be asked to dance too!” Perspectives on Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month in the UK, Chambers Diversity spoke with three diversity champions to hear about their eye-opening experiences as BAME lawyers working in the legal profession. I found out what Black History Month means to them, their experiences working in law, and their view[…]

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Black History Month: The intersection of race and sexuality, and the fight for LGBT rights in the Caribbean – an interview with Jason Jones

Jason Jones is a man on a mission. Describing himself as being “hard-wired” to take on the challenge, he has brought a case to the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago to overturn the ‘buggery laws’ left over from British colonial rule. Unafraid of ruffling[…]

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Building Career Foundations: Networking Your Way to Partnership, by Jennifer Mikulina

Sixty years ago, McDermott became the second major US law firm to elect a woman partner, and our Firm remains committed to enabling opportunities for all. Through our Gender Diversity & Inclusion Committee (“GDIC”), we develop policies and initiatives to reinforce the Firm’s long-standing commitment[…]

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