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Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:23 pm

As a gay male, I am interested in the above. Anyone care to name a few (aside from Berkeley) or discuss LGBT community and/or life at their school?

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Mr. Matlock » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:26 pm

myrockyourrock911 wrote:As a gay male, I am interested in the above. Anyone care to name a few (aside from Berkeley) or discuss LGBT community and/or life at their school?

If I were you, I'd worry more about the school that offers you the best opportunity to be employed after graduation. Minus Liberty, Regent, and a few other whacked out law schools, most will have a LGBT population.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:28 pm

Mr. Matlock wrote:
myrockyourrock911 wrote:As a gay male, I am interested in the above. Anyone care to name a few (aside from Berkeley) or discuss LGBT community and/or life at their school?

If I were you, I'd worry more about the school that offers you the best opportunity to be employed after graduation. Minus Liberty, Regent, and a few other whacked out law schools, most will have a LGBT population.

I am. I am just curious as this is a smaller factor I consider.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Oblomov » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:29 pm

Cooley followed by Georgetown, Harvard and then NYU.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:40 pm

Oblomov wrote:Cooley followed by Georgetown, Harvard and then NYU.

Thought so. Thanks.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Cupidity » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:57 pm

Gotta love TLS.

But on a serious note, UCLA has a sexual orientation legal clinic and their campus houses the foremost sexual orientation public policy think-tank in the country. I don't know how the student body is, but I imagine there must be a significant draw with those two offerings.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Oblomov » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:06 am

myrockyourrock911 wrote:
Oblomov wrote:Cooley followed by Georgetown, Harvard and then NYU.

Thought so. Thanks.



Lest anyone think that I joke, let me say that this was a sincere answer. NYU might not be correct, but I am confident that the other three are the top three.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby imchuckbass58 » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:09 am

I don't know about "largest amount", but there is a sizable and active LGBT community at Columbia. There's an LGBT student group (more social), and the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, which deals extensively (though not exclusively) with LGBT issues in the law.

Many openly gay students, and as far as I can tell no negative interactions/behavior towards them.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Mitchske » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:10 am

This is an awful reason to go to a particular law school. If you're wanting to go to a school with a large gay scene, go to a school in any major city. (Chicago, San Fran, NYC,)

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby OperaSoprano » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:12 am

Oblomov wrote:
myrockyourrock911 wrote:
Oblomov wrote:Cooley followed by Georgetown, Harvard and then NYU.

Thought so. Thanks.



Lest anyone think that I joke, let me say that this was a sincere answer. NYU might not be correct, but I am confident that the other three are the top three.


This is probably TCR, given the size of Cooley, Harvard, and GULC.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Mitchske » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:13 am

OperaSoprano wrote:
Oblomov wrote:
myrockyourrock911 wrote:
Oblomov wrote:Cooley followed by Georgetown, Harvard and then NYU.

Thought so. Thanks.



Lest anyone think that I joke, let me say that this was a sincere answer. NYU might not be correct, but I am confident that the other three are the top three.


This is probably TCR, given the size of Cooley, Harvard, and GULC.


This isn't TCR. Gays are Schooled. Schooled people don't go to Cooley.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby RVP11 » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:20 am

I've never understood this question being asked over and over again.

There are the most gay students EXACTLY WHERE YOU THINK THERE WOULD BE. At schools in urban, liberal, places that aren't in the Bible Belt. Revolutionary.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Z3RO » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:29 am

JSUVA2012 wrote:I've never understood this question being asked over and over again.

There are the most gay students EXACTLY WHERE YOU THINK THERE WOULD BE. At schools in urban, liberal, places that aren't in the Bible Belt. Revolutionary.

Translation: don't come to UVA.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:44 am

Z3RO wrote:
JSUVA2012 wrote:I've never understood this question being asked over and over again.

There are the most gay students EXACTLY WHERE YOU THINK THERE WOULD BE. At schools in urban, liberal, places that aren't in the Bible Belt. Revolutionary.

Translation: don't come to UVA.

Haha yea, I got that.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby OperaSoprano » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:14 am

myrockyourrock911 wrote:
Z3RO wrote:
JSUVA2012 wrote:I've never understood this question being asked over and over again.

There are the most gay students EXACTLY WHERE YOU THINK THERE WOULD BE. At schools in urban, liberal, places that aren't in the Bible Belt. Revolutionary.

Translation: don't come to UVA.

Haha yea, I got that.


I hear there are some, but they're all libertarians.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby tintin » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:31 am

what about michigan? i hear ann arbor is sort of a midwest haven for the gays. can anyone confirm?

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby MTal » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:32 am

Why do you ask...do you plan on sleeping with all of them?

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby tintin » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:35 am

MTal wrote:Why do you ask...do you plan on sleeping with all of them?


yep. all of 'em. gay..lesbian...trans....bring 'em on!

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby linquest » Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:57 am

Northeastern--we even got a flyer in our admissions packet proclaiming itself the "gayest law school in the country." We have LGBT groups, classes, the annual "Gay/Lesbian/Bi-Sexual Graduates Network" list, and many openly out faculty/staff.
http://books.google.com/books?id=uTtoA6E6JoIC&pg=PA126&lpg=PA126&%20dq=northeastern+gay+law+school&source=bl&ots=3sotiRmp2Q&sig=41DJSQK9MTUdrhJNF0KOcKidtqc&hl=en&ei=AZHQSrufD5XKtgfLpKn8Aw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CBQQ6AEwAg

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby underachiever » Sat Oct 10, 2009 10:06 am

Penn, is suppose to have a very large LGBT population and is suppose to be the "most gay friendly" school

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby gwn » Sat Oct 10, 2009 10:33 am

I know there's that little book that LSAC publishes "Out and In" (wordplay!) which has a useful little chart at the back comparing which schools have LGBT students, faculty, courses, anti-discrimination policies etc. While it doesn't describe the size of the communities and the data is self-reported, still found it useful. There must be something similar on their website?

Ah, yes. Here: http://lsac.org/SpecialInterests/lgbt-chart.asp

Hope it is somewhat helpful! Disagree with the above - while nobody is running around picking their schools based solely on this, it should most certainly be a consideration for anyone who would like to be 'out' while at school or in their subsequent job.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby fanfavourite » Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:03 am

if you want the largest amount i would recommend going to the largest school.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby Dead Ringer » Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:10 am

Not u of c. Doesn't conform to the liberal city theory.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby thebunk » Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:18 am

Dead Ringer wrote:Not u of c. Doesn't conform to the liberal city theory.


really? Hyde Park and the campus is very LGBT friendly. the rest of the south-side not so much, but then again, most UofCers dont ever venture beyond the patrol routes of UCPD.

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Re: Law school with largest amount of gay students

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:35 pm

Anybody have any input on Cornell and Michigan in this regard?




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