Legalizing Gay: The Lawyers

Jon Davidson
Legalizing Gay: The Lawyers
June 21, 2012

Over at Towleroad, Ari Ezra Waldman profiles the public interest lawyers behind the recent victories for the LGBT movement, including Lambda Legal's Jon Davidson:

Just a snippet of his biography speaks for itself: He has taken the lead on cases that protected domestic partner benefits; allowed openly gay high school and college students to gather and speak their minds; secured asylum for LGBT people persecuted in their home countries; and put an end to HIV-related discrimination in employment, insurance, and public accommodations. Mr. Davidson also has helped reform antigay practices of the Los Angeles Police Department and was the co-drafter of AB 205, California's comprehensive Domestic Partner Rights and Responsibilities Act.

Today's installment also includes Davidson's predecessor as Legal Director, Ruth Harlow. Read the whole article here.

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