panel discussion

Race and Gender in Protest and Politics: From BLM to the 2020 Election

How can we interpret the Black Lives Matter movement, anti-police brutality protests, and resulting backlash through an intersectional feminist lens? What are the gender and racial politics involved and how do they intersect with the nomination of Senator Kamala Harris as the vice presidential candidate? IRWG brings together a panel of scholars who study race, gender, protest, politics and the media to reflect on, and help make meaning of, the current sociopolitical moment.

LGBT Rights in Healthcare and Employment: Taking Stock of Bostock v. Clayton County

This conversation brings together experts in LGBTQ law, politics, health, and transgender rights to reflect on Bostock v. Clayton County, GA, the recent ruling from the Supreme Court affirming that Title VII employment discrimination law covers sexual orientation and gender identity under sex discrimination.