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Julie A. Greenberg, professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, discusses her new book, Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters below, reposted from the American Constitution Society (ACS) for Law and Policy blog: The term “intersex” evokes diverse images, typically of people who are both male and female or neither male nor female. Neither vision […]

The Columbia Journal of Gender and Law is proud to present Issue 21.2 which commemorates the Symposium Honoring Judith Butler’s contributions to gender and sexuality law.  Below is an excerpt from Katherine Franke’s introduction and the contents of the issue.  The issue is currently available online on Westlaw.  To obtain a copy of the issue, […]

Read Nikolas Oscar Sparks’ Queer Theory Roundup from Feminist News, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender’s biannual newsletter below and download video podcasts from each session: Perhaps one of the best examples of the consistent interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration at Columbia University occurred this past semester between the Institute for Research on Women […]

Crossposted via Feminist Law Professors from the The FLT-CRN January 2012 Planning Committee: Eleanor Brown, Naomi Cahn, Maxine Eichner, Jennifer Hendricks, Clare Huntington, Alicia Kelly, Suzanne Kim, Daniela Kraiem: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network is a newly-constituted group that seeks to bring together scholars across a range of fields who are interested in […]

We have exciting news to share: the Center for Gender & Sexuality has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Arcus Foundation to launch the Engaging Tradition Project to study how the ideas of tradition are deployed both to undermine and support gender and sexuality-based social justice projects! This project will bring together a […]

Just published on GSL Online, the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law’s e-journal, Prosecuting Human Trafficking as a Crime Against Humanity under the Rome Statute, by Jane Kim (JD 2011) Here’s the abstract: Bought and sold, consumed and exploited: human bodies, labor, personhood, and dignity have become the most valuable, reusable, and profitable products in […]

The Center for Gender & Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School launched today a new e-journal in which Columbia law students can publish written work that engages issues of gender and/or sexuality law.  The journal, GSL Online, or Gender & Sexuality Law Online, is a site somewhat like SSRN where student seminar papers, independent study, […]

In case you weren’t able to attend the Symposium we held last Friday, recognizing the influence of Judith Butler’s work to the law of gender and sexuality, you can now watch videos of three panels and Butler’s Keynote. Over 500 people attended the event, hearing Janet Halley, Kathryn Abrams, Dean Spade, David Eng, Morris Kaplan, […]

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Liz Cheney’s “Maiden Name”?

September 29th, 2009

Yesterday’s New York Times ran a front page article about Liz Cheney and how she’s become the new doyenne of the Republican right. There’s much to say about what it means to have Vice President Dick (they call him that for a reason, right?) Cheney’s daughter pick up the cudgel of his father, but what […]



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