Jillian Weiss

Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

The below profile is for an individual who spoke at a Netroots Nation event. Their views are their own and may not represent the view of the Netroots Nation organization or its staff, volunteers or board members. Note: Speakers cannot be contacted through Netroots Nation. Please contact the individual directly through their website, email or social media.

Jillian Weiss

Jillian Weiss
Associate Editor
The Bilerico Project

Dr. Jillian T. Weiss is Professor of Law and Society at Ramapo College of New Jersey, where her research area is transgender workplace law. She has authored numerous academic publications, and her work has been featured by media including The New York Times and Associated Press. She is Associate Editor of The Bilerico Project, a blog of LGBT politics and culture, and has a leadership role in LGBT rights organizations, including Lambda Legal, a national LGBT impact litigation organization, GetEqual, a direct action LGBT rights organization, and The Williams Institute Advisory Board, an LGBT rights think-tank at UCLA Law School. She provides consulting services for employers, including Harvard University, Boeing and New York City, and pro bono legal representation in cases involving gender identity discrimination. She is a member of the National LGBT Bar Association, and Chair of the Planning Committee for its annual Transgender Law Institute.

Netroots Nation participation