Month: June 2022

The National LGBTQ+ Bar Supports Health, Dignity, and Autonomy for all Pregnant People

The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association and Foundation strongly condemn the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and reaffirms our strong support for the right to abortion. This decision overturning Roe and Casey is outrageous, and has already resulted in immediate and ongoing harm to people who need to access abortion. Moreover, […]

Pride Month Spotlight: Travis Torrence

By Caleb Simpson Travis Torrence currently serves as Global Litigation Bankruptcy & Credit Team Lead at Shell USA, Inc., managing a team of attorneys and legal support professionals who handle all bankruptcy and credit legal issues for all of Shell’s business units in the United States and Canada. Within Shell he serves as a member […]

Supporting Trans Employees

Q: Is your Gender-Inclusive Workplace Policy up-to-date? A: Over the past decade, it has been heartening to see the increasing number of workplaces that have adopted policies to support people undergoing gender transition in the workplace. Historically labeled, “Transition Guidelines” or “Transgender Policies,” these “Gender-Inclusive Workplace Policies” are widely adopted by legal employers to support […]