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LEADER. EDUCATOR. ADVOCATE.

The CBA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community Section (SOGIC) aims to:

  • Address the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and two-spirited members within the CBA
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and action on legal issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Encourage lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and two-spirited lawyers to actively participate in the CBA’s work
  • Develop and provide continuing legal education and other professional development programs on legal issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Develop member services relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and two-spirited CBA members

Our Work

SOGIC is a founding member of the International Lesbian and Gay Law Association. We liaise with lesbian and gay law groups in the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel, among others. Our members frequently attend the National Lesbian and Gay Law Association's (NLGLA) Lavender Law conferences. The NLGLA is affiliated with the American Bar Association.

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