As has become a yearly tradition, Pride Law Fund volunteers will be staffing the gates at San Francisco Pride. Stop by to say hi! Have a Happy Pride!
“I am very proud to receive the Trailblazer Award from Pride Law Fund,” Judge Morgan said. “PLF funds the next generation of LGBT leaders, and I am pleased to support their important work. They are carrying forth Tom Steel’s legacy in a powerful way.”
Read the full joint press release at: http://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/11070
Pride Law Fund volunteers will be staffing the gates at San Francisco Pride to help ensure a safe, fun day at the annual San Francisco Pride Parade! Come say hi!
Pride Law Fund is proud to announce the 2014 Summer Fellow.
Travis Gasper has been awarded the Steven Richter Fellowship for his summer clerkship at Lambda Legal. Travis' work will focus on legal advocacy for people with HIV/AIDS.
Daniel Faessler establishes first bilingual transgender legal clinic at Transgender Law Center
Pride Law Fund is proud to announce that it has selected Daniel Faessler of Brooklyn Law School as the 2014-2015 recipient of the Tom Steel Fellowship. Daniel will head up the creation of a new bilingual legal clinic for transgender people in the Bay Area. Services will include assistance with immigration, name and gender marker changes, and discrimination cases.
We are thrilled to support Daniel’s ground-breaking work.
Read more at Brooklyn Law School website
Join Pride Law Fund at the Eagle for a beer bust fundraiser. Good food, good company, and a good cause.
$12 includes food and endless beer as we count down to Pride.
Join Pride Law Fund, in partnership with the Bay Area Tubing Society, for a day of lazy river rafting down the Russian River (aka, one of the best activities known in the Bay Area). We start at Steelhead Beach and enjoy a lazy journey down the Russian River: drinking, eating, sunning, and socializing in a way that only Bay Area Awesomefolk can do.
After his Tom Steel Fellowship, Clement Lee joined Immigration Equality as a Staff Attorney.
Clement--a Pride Law Fund 2011-2012 Tom Steel Fellow--is a Staff Attorney at Immigration Equality, focused on representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people held in immigration detention.
View more coverage in Clement's Immigration Equality profile.
Darrick Ing, 2012-2013 Tom Steel Fellow, works to ensure that LGBT immigrants in San Francisco can get identification that respects their gender identity.
Thanks to a change made in late November, San Francisco now recognizes court-ordered name changes as long as they're submitted with proof of identity, proof of residency, and the court order.
"This is very significant, especially for the immigrant transgender community who may have fled their home country because of transphobia or intolerance and would otherwise be unable to transition or obtain gender-affirming identity documents," said Darrick.
Kate Walsham’s work in New Mexico is breaking new ground for the trans* community.
Kate--a Pride Law Fund 2013-2014 Tom Steel Fellow--will be starting a legal arm for the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, under the guidance of the Southwest Women’s Law Center with assistance from the local ACLU chapter.
See University of California Hastings College of the Law article for the full story.