Category: Bar Affiliate Spotlight

The Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association

By Caleb Simpson We are delighted to promote the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association in our monthly spotlight blog series! One of the first state affiliate organizations of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association, the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association was founded in 1985 to provide LGBTQ lawyers a visible presence within the Massachusetts legal community. The organization […]

The Pauli Murray LGBTQ+ Bar Association

By Caleb Simpson The Pauli Murray LGBTQ+ Bar Association, located in North Carolina, was named after Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, a civil rights lawyer who focused on combating racial and gender inequality in the 1960s. She obtained her JD from Howard University and a master’s degree in law at the University of California, Berkeley. She [...]

Kentucky Bar Association’s LGBT Law Section

By Cassidy Stoneback This month the LGBTQ+ Bar is proud to promote the Kentucky Bar Association’s LGBT Law Section in our affiliate spotlight blog series! In 2015, Keith Elston, Bruce Kleinschmidt, and other members of the Kentucky Bar Association, including members of the Kentucky Supreme Court, met to discuss starting an LGBT group within the [...]

Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association

By Siena Hohne This month the LGBT Bar is excited to promote the Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association in our affiliate spotlight blog series!  The Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association has grown and changed significantly since it was first founded in 1986. The organization was originally called Philadelphia Attorneys for Human Rights (PAHR), an intentionally vague name […]

Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia

By Siena Hohne This month the LGBT Bar is excited to promote the Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia (SBA) in our new affiliate spotlight blog series!  SBA was founded in 1995 after the Bar’s three founders attended another Bar association’s convention and realized that they wanted to bring the same sense of community for LGBTQ+ […]