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UCLA faculty experts advisory: Senate approves ban on anti-LGBT bias in workplace

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The U.S. Senate has voted 64 to 32 in favor or legislation that would ban discimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity. UCLA's Williams Institute has experts.
 
M.V. Lee Badgett, a UCLA visitng professor of law and research director at the UCLA School of Law's Williams Institute who studies family policy issues and labor market discrimination based on sexual orientation, race and gender.
 
Contact Badgett directly at 310-825-5847 or badgett@law.ucla.edu.
 
Brad Sears, a UCLA lecturer on disability and sexual orientation law, is executive director of the UCLA School of Law's Williams Institute. The institute is the country's first national think tank dedicated to issues of sexual orientation law and policy and the only research center at a law school dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
 
Contact Sears directly at 310-794-5279 or sears@law.ucla.edu.
 
Nan D. Hunter, legal scholarship director at the UCLA School of Law's Williams Institute, co-authored the law school casebook "Sexuality, Gender and the Law" and has published dozens of law review articles in the fields of sexuality and gender law and health law.
 
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