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Gay Judge Nixes Anonymity for Genderqueer Plaintiff

Gay Judge Nixes Anonymity for Genderqueer Plaintiff

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | US District Judge J. Paul Oetken, the first out gay man to be appointed a federal trial judge, has granted a motion by the defendants in an employment discrimination case to lift an order he had previously issued allowing the plaintiff, a “genderqueer and trans-masculine” individual, to proceed anonymously as “Jamie […]

Senate Confirms Third Lesbian Federal Judge — All in New York

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Pamela Ki Mai Chen, confirmed by the US Senate on March 4 as a federal judge in the Brooklyn-based Eastern District of New York, is the second Chinese-American woman and the third out lesbian to assume a lifetime seat on the judiciary. Among lesbian jurists, Chen, a graduate of the University […]