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April 21, 2009

Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock hosts "Transgender People and the Law" on Mon., April 27, 2009

"Transgender People and The Law," Monday, April 27, 2009, from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in Room 323.

Co-sponsored by Bowen Lambda and the ACLU of Arkansas Student Chapter , this program seeks to promote an understanding of what it means to be transgender and of the challenges transgender people face. Program includes the following speakers and topics:

Olivia Powers
' personal story as an individual who transitioned from male to female; a survey by Mike Lauro of how courts treat transgender litigants; Prof. Terri Beiner's analysis of transgender sexual harassment and employment discrimination; and perspectives on mental health by Margaret Morgan. We will suggest ways to make laws and policies more fair and how society can be more inclusive of transgender people.

This event is free and open to the public.

Individual boxed lunches will be catered by Milford Track. (see below, RSVP required if you want a free lunch)

Please read the following important notes:

(1) Lunch RSVP
Please RSVP to mvlauro@ualr.edu if you would like a boxed lunch AND specify your sandwich choice: Chicken; Ham; Turkey; Roast Beef; Combo Meat; Veggie; Garden; Grilled Cheese.

Lunch includes sandwich, chips, pasta salad, cookie, and bottled water. Your name will be on the boxed lunch and available before and during the program.

(2) Awards Presentation
The event will start with recognition of the 2009-2010 officers for both groups and the presentation of Bowen Lambda's 2009 Pride Awards.

(3) Join Facebook groups
Bowen Lambda,
ACLU of Arkansas

(4) Class Capture
This event will be recorded by the class capture system and a link to the recording will be emailed out after it is published.

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