Lambda Conference 2014 – Marginalization and Mobilization Within the LGBT Community

Speakers – Group 1 (Quicktime)

  • Ashwin Phatak (opening remarks), Harvard Law Review (Vol. 127) (Cambridge, MA)
  • Clement Lee, Immigration Equality (New York, NY)
  • Virginia Goggin, NYC Anti-Violence Project (New York, NY)

Speakers – Group 2 (Quicktime)

  • Neal Minahan, McDermott Will & Emery LLP (Boston, MA)
  • Eliel Cruz, Intercollegiate Adventist Gay-Straight Alliance Coalition (New York, NY)
  • Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (New York, NY)

Global Dispatches: LGBTQ Updates and Activism Around the World

Event Video (Quicktime)

Inaugural Pan-Harvard LGBTQ Conference (2014)

Overview Reel (Youtube)

35th Anniversary Colloquium – A Retrospective and a Way Forward: LGBT Rights and Activism at HLS and Beyond

Opening Remarks & Panels (Quicktime)

Opening Remarks
  • Martha Minow (moderator), Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Panel 1: LGBTQ at HLS: A Three-Decade Reunion
  • Prof. Jose Gomez, ’81, Professor, Evergreen University
  • Prof. Bradley Sears, ’95, Director, Williams Institute at UCLA Law
  • Amanda Goad, ’05 LGBT/AIDS project, ACLU
Panel 2: Marriage Equality: What We’ve Achieved
  • Prof. Jeannie Suk, Professor, Harvard Law School (moderator)
  • James Esseks, ACLU, Director of LGBT/AIDS project
  • Paul Smith, Partner, Jenner & Block (argued Lawrence v. Texas)
  • Laurence Tribe, Professor, Harvard Law School (argued Bowers v. Hardwick)
Panel 3: Future Challenges: Where We Go From Here
  • Janson Wu, GLAD (moderator)
  • Prof. Jennifer Levi, GLAD, Director, Transgender Rights Project
  • David Codell, Private Attorney, Legal Director, Williams Institute at UCLA Law
  • Pat Brady, former Chairperson, Illinois GOP, consulted for the ACLU on marriage equality in IL

Keynote Address (Quicktime)

  • Roberta Kaplan, Partner, Paul, Weiss (argued Windsor v. United States)

Lambda Conference 2013 – Hanging in the Balance: LGBT Rights and the First Amendment

  • Noah Feldman (introduction), Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA)
  • Christine Sun (moderator), Deputy Legal Director, Southern Poverty Law Center (Montgomery, AL)
  • Robin Wilson, Class of 1958 Alumni Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law (Lexington, VA)
  • Rev. Cedric Harmon, Co-Director, Many Voices (Washington, DC)
  • Gregory Lipper, Senior Litigation Counsel, Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Washington, DC)
  • Martha Field (moderator), Langdell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA)
  • Christopher Clark, Senior Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal (Chicago, IL)
  • Jay Kaplan, Attorney, ACLU of Michigan (Detroit, MI)
  • Wendy Kaminer, Lawyer and Author (Boston, MA)
  • Joshua Block, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union (New York, NY)
  • The Honorable Senator Ted W. Lieu (D-CA 28)