The ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the National LGBT Bar Association are pleased to announce their joint publication, OUT and ABOUT: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession, an edited collection of personal essays.

Out and About shares the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (“LGBT”) attorneys, academics, and jurists in the profession, through their own words, in an effort to educate the legal profession and the general public about this diverse group, its contributions and its struggles.  To purchase, click here.

For more information, please contact Skip Harsch, SOGI Commission Director, at


Transgender Persons and the Law, 2nd Edition

Transgender Persons and the Law, 2nd Edition further solidifies the ABA’s position as the forerunner and champion of combatting transgender discrimination and safeguarding the legal rights of all transgender individuals. This new edition is an excellent resource for lawyers as well as lay-activists engaged in transgender human and civil rights albeit in the courts or in legislative lobbying.