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 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.
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.
Gary Gates of the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law writes in an op-ed that data shows same-sex couples are far more likely to raise adopted or foster children.
Only 9 percent of academic medical practices in the U.S. have procedures to connect patients with LGBT-competent physicians; only 4 percent had policies to identify those physicians.
The report from the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law shows that permitting same-sex couples to marry leads to more social acceptance of same-sex marriage, not backlash against it.
As part of their degree work, a team of UCLA Anderson students went to Italy and India to learn about LGBT policies and challenges that people face in the workplace there.
The information collected from this statistically representative sample of transgender-identified individuals led by researchers at the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law could be used to help craft better public policy.
Research shows that the number of married same sex-couples nearly tripled since 2013 and a greater likelihood those couples will be raising adopted or foster children compared to different-sex couples.
Study finds that putting opponents of gay marriage in contact with people who can explain the issue’s personal importance can have dramatic results.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation lauded UCLA for its commitment to equitable, inclusive medical care for LGBT patients and their families.
M.V. Lee Badgett of UCLA School of Law's Williams Institute says that the LGBT community should seek additional allies to continue advancing the cause of equality for all.
A working group that includes UCLA's Susan D. Cochran says the removal of these disorders from the organization's classification system will make getting health care easier for gay individuals.