This annual staple for LGBT advocates will include discussion of legal concerns involving conversion therapy, ethics discussion and employment discrimination of LGBT persons and an open community advocacy panel.
Chris Sanders of the Tennessee Equality Project discuses legislative issues from the 2019 Tennessee Legislature. He will discuss the AG’s opinion on sentence enhancement for hate crimes against transgender individuals, Amendment to Bill SB 1304, House Bill 1274 and House Bill 563. Additionally, attorneys Regina Hillman and Tim Capria discuss advocating for LGBT attorneys in law firms.
The struggle for full equality and inclusion of all Americans remains an ongoing challenge to our society. Among these outstanding issue is the need to enact and implement meaningful workplace discrimination protections for LGBT workers. The panel today will give an overview of Discrimination Law, discuss ethical considerations for lawyers, and the best practices for inclusion.