Links to Judicial and Bar Associations

  • National LGBT Bar Association

    National association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals that works to promote justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community. The LGBT Bar provides programming for LGBT legal professionals such as national lecture series, corporate counsel institute and the annual Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair.

  • LGBT Bar State & Local Affiliate Organizations

    Provides links to 35 state and local affiliate LGBT bar associations.

  • Alliance of Illinois Judges

    The Alliance of Illinois Judges was formed by the Lesbian and Gay Judges of the Circuit Court of Cook County (Chicago, IL).  The AIJ serves as a resource for Judges and the legal community in Chicago, and mentors for LGBTQ law students.

  • Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York State Courts

    Commission dedicated to promoting equal participation and access throughout the New York state court system by all persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

  • American Judges Association

    National association for judges in United States with more than 3,000 members from all jurisdictions.

  • ABA's Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

    ABA’s Commission dedicated to securing equal treatment for all people in the ABA, the legal profession, and the justice system, without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • National Association of Women Judges

    National association dedicated to achieving fairness and equality for vulnerable populations, including women and minorities in the United States.

  • International Bar Association

    The world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies, with a membership of more than 80,000 individual lawyers and more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning over 160 countries.

  • International Association of Judges

    Founded in 1953, the IAJ is a professional, non-political, international organization, bringing together national associations of judges. The main aim of the Association is to safeguard the independence of the judiciary.

  • National Center for Lesbian Rights

    NCLR focuses on employment, immigration, youth, elder law, transgender law, sports, marriage, relationship protections, reproductive rights, and family law create safer homes, safer jobs, and a more just world. NCLR shapes the legal landscape for all LGBT people and families across the nation through its precedent-setting litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

  • International Association of Women Judges

    Founded in 1991, IAWJ is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that brings together women judges from all levels of the judiciary worldwide, creating a powerful network of influential leaders united by their commitment to equal justice and the rule of law.
  • National Center for State Courts

    NCSC is the organization courts turn to for authoritative knowledge and information, because its efforts are directed by collaborative work with the Conference of Chief Justices, the Conference of State Court Administrators, and other associations of judicial leaders.

Links to LGBT Legal Organizations

  • Victory Fund

    National organization dedicated to electing openly LGBT people to all levels of government.

  • Victory Institute

    The LGBTQ Victory Institute works to increase the number of LGBTQ people in public office and to provide programming, service and other support to help ensure their success.

  • Human Rights Campaign

    With more than 3 million members, HRC is the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans.

  • Out & Equal Workplace Advocates

    The world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality.

  • Williams Institute - UCLA School of Law

    The Williams Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. Experts at the Williams Institute conduct legal research, judicial education trainings and public policy analysis.

Links to LGBT Judges Across the World

  • Wikipedia link to 73 LGBT judges

    Link to 73 LGBT judges across the world.

  • Wikipedia link to14 LGBT state supreme court justices

    Link to 14 LGBT state supreme court justices.

  • Victory Fund's map of LGBT judges in United States

    Project of Victory Fund to identify all LGBT judges in United States. Currently identifies 86 LGBT judges in United States.