It’s important for medical professionals to understand that one’s gender identity as man, woman or trans is different from one’s sexual identity as gay, bisexual, lesbian or heterosexual.
UCLA researchers conducted the most comprehensive global study to date of constitutional protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Many midlife and older gay men experience the stress of being part of a sexual minority group. They perceive that they need to conceal their sexual orientation, or that others are uncomfortable with or avoid them because they are gay.
According to the ranking by College Choice, the independent online publication that’s dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college, UCLA is the only public university in the top 10 list.
When the project to set up single-stall, all-gender restrooms at UCLA is completed by the end of June, there will be approximately 320 such facilities throughout the campus.
UCLA Anderson School of Management presents a rainbow of events and activities for the whole campus community.
The 1996 film, about the relationship between two women in loveless marriages, spurred intense controversy in India and won honors worldwide.
A UCLA psychology study concludes that many people believe gay men and women are more sexually promiscuous, which they may fear threatens their own marriages and their way of life.
Dr. Vernon Rosario, an expert on LGBT mental health issues, comments on "The Danish Girl," a movie about one of the first individuals to undergo a sex change.
The study by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law shows that state and local sales taxes increase by an estimated $52 million.
With an impressive string of cited amicus briefs and appellate litigation appearances, UCLA Law faculty members are making an impact on important issues.
The assistant professor of social welfare studies LGBT social networks, which can contribute to health outcomes.
The sports network told the story of how Andrew Goldstein’s courageous story of coming out as gay to his college lacrosse teammates many years ago led to a friendship with a boy who contemplated suicide after coming out.
Youths, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, experience many similar issues leading to homelessness, but providers of homeless youth services indicate some of these issues are exacerbated for youths who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning.
Law professor Douglas NeJaime writes in the Los Angeles Times that the struggle for full legal protections and equal rights has not ended for gay and lesbian families.
Comedian Kate Clinton’s “coming out” remembrance, coverage of the watershed 1993 march on Washington and the story of murdered transgender teen Fred Martinez are just a few examples of the remarkable new digital portal.
Beginning this fall, the University of California will provide students with the option to voluntarily self-identify their sexual orientation and gender identity on the undergraduate admission application to help the university better understand and meet the diverse needs of its students.
In its historic decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court today cited research by Gary Gates, the Blachford-Cooper Distinguished Scholar and Research Director at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.
The director of the Center for Gender-Based Biology at UCLA co-wrote an op-ed stating that we should be careful not to confuse the properly banned gay-conversion therapy with potentially helpful therapy for gender dysphoria.
Currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the LGBT center bolsters UCLA’s commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse campus community.
M.V. Lee Badgett of the Williams Institute writes that in the May 22 election, voters in historically Catholic Ireland, might legalize nationwide same-sex marriage before Americans.
Twitter could provide valuable details about transgender people’s health needs, UCLA-led study finds
Social media could provide health care providers with useful background on the unique needs of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
In a Q&A, M.V. Lee Badgett, UCLA Williams Distinguished Scholar, says that showing people data helps bring discrimination to light and counters stereotypes.
Jody Herman, UCLA Williams Institute Scholar of Public Policy, received the Certificate of Recognition for her work at the 2015 National Transgender Health Summit.
Law professor Adam Winkler writes about the importance of Justice Kennedy, the relative value of precedent and the role of originalism, among other things to look out for during oral arguments about same-sex marriage.