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Brad Sears on Current Issues Facing the LGBTQ Community

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In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that love is love is love and marriage equality became recognized in all 50 states.  Brad Sears warns, however of legislative efforts across the country to roll back LGBTQ rights.

Sears is the Founding Executive Director and Rand Schrader Distinguished Scholar of Law and Policy at the Williams Institute.  He is also the Associate Dean of Public Interest Law at UCLA Law.  Sears has published several research studies, primarily on discrimination against LGBT people and people living with HIV.  He has taught courses on LGBT and disability law at UCLA, Harvard, and Whittier law schools.  He has testified before Congress and state legislatures, authored amicus briefs in key court cases, helped to draft state and federal legislation, and been cited frequently by national media.  A graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School and has received the Co-Presidents Award from the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles in 2019 and the Earl Warren Outstanding Public Service Award from the American Society of Public Administration in 2018.

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