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So I just came out at my small firm in a small southern town. Historically, I haven’t discussed my personal life at work— but I had to give notice anyway. I told the partners I’m moving to be with my … more

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We all just grindin (work) or why so quiet?

Not me applying for admission in California to go help free Britney…

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Biglaw recruiters trying to pump their diversity numbers:

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What should I be reading or researching? First gen lawyer here, always been small firm. I’m at a 2 attorney firm now and was just approached about becoming a partner. The boss wants to clean up the bo… more

I have to tell my parents that I got engaged this weekend. They haven’t been taking the coming out well over the last year (i.e have isolated themselves from their community, screaming and crying when… more

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My partner (also an attorney) is getting top surgery next month, and it will be an inpatient procedure. Any thoughts on how to explain to my firm that I will be out of touch for a day or two without g… more

I keep hearing LGBTQ+ being referred to as “ The Alphabet Mafia”. I love this. I motion to fully embrace this trend by the community. All in favor, say “I”.

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Happy Thanksgiving all!

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What do you all do to make non-professional / personal connections? Particularly with the Coronavirus, and being in domestic relations, I wake up, go to work, work out, go home. So outside of law, my … more

My office knows that I recently came out of the closet to my family- which is fine, but making me feel young. Feeling the need to overcompensate as a result.

Hi gay lawyers in Boston! How are you all holding up during the pandemic?

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For whatever reason, there are a ton of gay lawyers in Baltimore. On a regular basis,I've noticed myself, opposing counsel, and the judge are all gay. Anyone else experience this where they live… more

Where’s my trans & nonbinary fam at?

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Any gay folks who are the only gay person? I am the only lawyer for my company and the only gay person too.

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Anyone in LA want to go hike to the sunset at Wildwood Canyon today. Thinking be there by 4.. sunset is close to 6pm

NYC, anyone going to the gala tomorrow?

How’s the LGBTQ community in other places. I’m in Los Angeles and I find it difficult to connect.

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Anyone in philly?

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Any Boston folks?

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Anyone in New York City that can recommend queer legal communities other than just Lambda (which is great! Just want to broaden networking/community opportunities)

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What can law firms do to improve lgbtq numbers? Beyond the meaningless empty stuff they do now.

I am a bi man married to a woman. Everyone assumes I'm straight. I've considered joining the LGBTQ+ affinity group at my firm but worry on two fronts. 1) I generally feel....(continued in comm… more

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