Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy

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The Williams Institute at UCLA School of LawWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_table_caption_0
Named afterWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_0_0 Charles R. "Chuck" WilliamsWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_0_1
FoundedWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_1_0 2001; 19 years ago (2001)Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_1_1
TypeWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_2_0 Research InstituteWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_2_1
LocationWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_3_0 Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_3_1
Executive DirectorWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_4_0 Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_4_1
EmployeesWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_5_0 20–30Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_5_1
WebsiteWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_header_cell_0_6_0 Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_cell_0_6_1

The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law (usually shortened to Williams Institute) is a public policy research institute based at the UCLA School of Law focused on sexual orientation and gender identities issues. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_0

History Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_section_0

The Williams Institute was founded in 2001 through a grant by Charles R. "Chuck" Williams. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_1

Williams's inaugural donation of $2.5 million to create the institute was the largest donation ever given to any academic institution in support of a LGBT academic program in any discipline. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_2

In 2013, Williams donated an additional $5.5 million to support the institute. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_3

Activities Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_section_1

The Williams Institute focuses on legal research, public policy analysis, judicial training, and leadership development. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_4

Their core focus issues include employment discrimination, same-sex marriage, adoption, LGBT youth, public health, immigration, poverty, and violence. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_5

The institute also provides an LGBT analysis of the United States Census. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_6

Researchers Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_section_2

Researchers involved with the Williams Institute include: Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_sentence_7

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  • M. V. Lee BadgettWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_item_0_0
  • Nanette GartrellWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_item_0_1
  • Ilan H. MeyerWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_item_0_2
  • Andrew S. ParkWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_item_0_3
  • Jody L. HermanWilliams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy_item_0_4


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