Welcome to the homepage of
Dr. Jillian T. Weiss
Professor of Law and Society
School of Social Science and Human Services
Welcome to my home page. You can find links below to information about my work.
Jillian T. Weiss has a J.D. and a Ph.D. in Law, Policy & Society.
Currently Professor of Law and Society at Ramapo College of New Jersey,
her research area is gender identity and law. She has authored many
academic publications, presentations and other scholarly works, as well
as articles and interviews for media organizations including The New
York Times and Associated Press.
Weiss serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Lambda Legal, the
oldest and largest U.S. national legal organization, whose mission is
to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men,
bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact
litigation, education and policy work. She is also a member of The
Williams Institute Advisory Board, an LGBT rights think-tank at UCLA
Law School, and former member of the Board of Advisors of the National
Center for Transgender Equality. She is a member of the National LGBT Bar
Association, and Chair of the Planning Committee for its annual
Transgender Law Institute.
principal of Jillian T. Weiss & Associates, she has provided
consulting services for private and public employers addressing issues
of gender transition in the workplace, including Harvard University,
Boeing and New York City. The Law Offices of Jillian T. Weiss provide
legal representation for transgender people in employment
discrimination cases involving gender identity and gender expression
Dr. Weiss blogs at The Bilerico Project, a blog of LGBT politics and culture.
Click on the button below to see my research publications regarding transgender workplace issues and transgender identity.
Click on the button below to see media articles for which I have been interviewed and quoted.
Click on the button below to preview my book, Transgender
Workplace Diversity: Policy Tools, Training Issues and Communication
Strategies for HR and Legal Professionals, published in 2007.
When the new page opens, click on "Search Inside" to read excerpts.
Dr. Paisley Currah,
Associate Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, has hailed the
book as "an essential resource for HR professionals, a clear, up-to-date,
step by step guide for employers in supporting their transgender employees."
Click on the button below to see my blog, "Transgender Workplace Diversity," which discusses law and policy issues regarding transgender employees, and how employers can accommodate transgender workers. There is also a list of consultants who work with businesses on these issues.
TRANSGENDER WORKPLACE DIVERSITY NETWORKING RESOURCE
Click on the button below to visit my networking resource, "Transworkplace", a Facebook-style network with over 800 members. Members include HR managers, diversity professionals, transgender employees and allies, and others who wish to learn about transgender workplace issues, and meet others with the same needs.
Click on the button below to read my philosophy of law.
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It's not considered methodologically sound, but it is fun to see what they've said. Click on the button below to take a peek.