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Understanding Gender Identity and Expression and Its Impact in the Workplace

October 5, 2011

October 5, 2011

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Shipman & Goodwin
Hartford Office - The Courtroom (20th Floor)
Hartford, CT

Please join our panel of distinguished experts to learn about the changing landscape relating to gender identity and expression. The panel will address recent legislative changes aimed at protecting gender identity and expression in the workplace and in public accommodations from legislative, legal and personal perspectives. In addition, the panel will focus on the history of discrimination affecting transgender and gender non-conforming individuals that was the catalyst for these recent legislative changes. 

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Beth Bye
Connecticut State Senator representing citizens of the 5th Senate District

Jennifer Levi, Esq.
Transgender Rights Project Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders and Professor of Law at Western New England University School of Law

Jerimarie Liesegang, Ph.D.
Director, Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition

This is the third segment of Shipman & Goodwin's "In Community" series, a series the firm launched in Fall 2010 to focus on a variety of issues facing our workforce and community.

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