The LGBT Law Section is the LGBT law resource for the State Bar of Texas and its members. The section is open to all lawyers, judges, and law students who have an interest in laws that pertain to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and/or transgender persons, as well as persons living with HIV.
Whether your interest is related to specific client needs (from individual rights to businesses seeking resources for their diversity programs) or general information, the LGBT Law Section can provide you with excellent resources through our networking opportunities, continuing legal education programs, case law updates, newsletters, and listserv.
- Promote the study of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and HIV law.
- Study and report on laws, decisions, and government regulations as they affect the rights, responsibilities, and the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and/or transgender people, as well as persons who are living with HIV.
- Provide a common meeting ground and forum for lawyers, judges, and law students interested in the legal problems of people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender persons, as well as people who are living with HIV.
- Take action regarding these matters, subject to these bylaws and the laws, rules, and regulations of the State of Texas.