Clinics & SPOs
LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic
Harvard Law School faculty members Michael Ashley Stein and Alexander Chen were recognized in May at affinity celebrations honoring graduates.
‘My inability to take care of myself was impacting my ability to be more expansive in the thinking of my work’
April 10, 2023
In a Last Lecture, Alex Chen reflects on moments of reckoning he’s faced in pursuit of advancing social change.
March 30, 2022
Alexander Chen of Harvard Law’s LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic says Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill likely will face First Amendment and Equal Protection Clause challenges.
In a potentially precedent-setting case, Veterans Clinic students work to help LGBTQ widower secure VA benefits
November 8, 2021
Members of the Veterans Legal Clinic at Harvard Law School are representing a same-sex widower in his appeal before the VA and in federal court in a potentially precedent-setting case.
September 28, 2021
Harvard Law School employees share what they're looking forward to back on campus.
August 3, 2021
Harvard Law Lecturer on Law Alexander Chen '15, founding director of the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at HLS, is working with students in the recently-formed Polyamory Legal Advocacy Coalition to offer legal protections for people in polyamorous relationships.
February 3, 2021
Alexander Chen ’15, founding director of the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at Harvard Law School, on the significance of the Biden administration's executive orders providing protections for LGBTQ people, the danger of backlash, and the work that still needs to be done.
June 17, 2020
In a 6-3 vote, the Court ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act forbids job discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation and gender identity. Alexander Chen ’15, founder of HLS' LBGTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, discusses the significance of the landmark decision.
January 28, 2020
Harvard Law School has announced the launch of the new LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, to be led by HLS Lecturer and Clinical Instructor Alex Chen '15, a tireless advocate in recent years in efforts to protect and expand LGBTQ+ civil rights.