Identifying the Transgenders Amongst You: What Legal Protections Do They Have & Where Do They Go to the Restroom? *** 50% OFF

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Civil Rights
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2019
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CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to address the current concerns and issues associated with the rights and protections of the transgender community within our legal system. Our highly esteemed speaker, Phyllis Randolph Frye, is an Eagle Scout, a former member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets, a US Army veteran (1LT-RA 1970-72), a licensed engineer, a licensed attorney, a father, a grandmother and a lesbian wife. She is acknowledged as being the "Grandmother" of the national transgender legal and political movement. She is a senior partner in the Houston law firm of Frye, Oaks, Benavidez and O'Neil. Phyllis Randolph Frye is the first, out, transgender judge in the nation (and possibly - no one has disputed it yet - in the world)." This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on September 14, 2016.



Some of the subjects for this course include:


    • The Early Transgender Journey of Phyllis Randolph Frye

    • Sexual Orientation v. Gender Identity v. Gender Expression

    • Transgender Discrimination in Employment

    • Transgender Discrimination in Education

    • Discrimination in Health Insurance Coverage

    • Discrimination in Public Accommodations and the Restroom Controversy

    • Rights and Legal Protection Against Discrimination?

    • Diversity Training for Corporations


    Speaker: Phyllis Randolph Frye, is a Senior Partner with the firm of Frye, Oaks, Benavidez & O'Neil. Phyllis Randolph Frye is known as the Grandmother of Transgender Law and is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Law. Attorney Frye is one of the Task Force’s 1995 “Creator of Change” award winners. In 1999, she was given the International Foundation for Gender Education’s “Virginia Prince Lifetime Achievement” award. In 2001, she was given the National LGBT Bar Association’s (a.k.a. Lavender Law’s) highest honor, the “Dan Bradley Award.” She was honored beginning in 2009 by Texas A&M University with an annual “Advocacy Award” given in her name. In 2013, the Houston Transgender Unity Committee gave her its “Lifetime Achievement Award.”  An extensive biography for Ms. Frye may be found on her firm's website and in the New York Times article, 'Once a Pariah, Now a Judge: The Early Transgender Journey of Phyllis Frye'.




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    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.


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