OUTLaw Hosts Statewide Conference on ‘The March Toward Equality’


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An article I wrote covering the 2013 Midwest LGBT Law Conference with the theme of “The March Toward Equality: Dismantling Discrimination.” Published Summer, 2013.

“After opening remarks by second-year law student and conference chair, Matt Bell, the first speaker for the weekend-long conference was Grant Doty, a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Eastern Missouri who spoke on “Strategic Litigation.” Unlike some of his colleagues, Doty revealed that his career as a lawyer came later in his life, having first served as a strategic war planner for the U.S. military. From his experiences, Doty remarked that he knew full well that when fighting an uphill battle, a series of smaller victories can help accomplish a larger strategic goal.”

Read the full article here: [link]