Michigan Law Outlaws

MLaw's LGBTQ Student Organization Since 1981


Apr
7
6:45 pm18:45

Affinity Group Ice Cream Social

Come chat with members of affinity groups (including Outlaws) and enjoy our ice cream sundae bar!

Where: Robert B. Aikens Lower Commons

When: 6:45pm-7:30pm

Mar
22
12:00 pm12:00

How Will ACA Repeal Affect the LGBTQ Community?

Join Human Rights Advocates and Outlaws for a discussion with Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for the ACLU Michigan's LGBT Project,about what an ACA repeal would mean for the the LGBTQ community in Michigan, what the ACLU is doing to in response, and what law students can do right now. 

Where: 0225 SH

When: 12pm-1pm

Mar
16
Mar 17

2017 ALT-PROM

Outlaws 2017 ALT-PROM theme is: OUTER SPACE! Join us for a night that will be out of this world!

Where: Necto, 516 E. Liberty St.

When: Doors open at 9pm

Feb
11
Feb 12

Name Change Clinic

Join Outlaws in working with Michigan's LGBTQ community for our annual Name Change Clinic! Brief training session will take place on Feb. 1 from 12pm-1pm. Contact Shirin or Josh for more information.

Where: Jim Toy Center, 319 Braun Ct.

When: 11:00am–4pm

Jan
27
7:30 pm19:30

Outlaws Welcome Back Happy Hour

After the OUT in Big Law evening reception, join us at aut bar for a Welcome Back happy hour! Friends and allies are welcome!

Where: \aut\ BAR, 315 Braun Ct.

When: 7:30pm

Jan
27
5:00 pm17:00

OUT in Big Law Evening Reception at Melange

Join Outlaws for an informal reception hosted by LGBTQ attorneys working in major cities around the US including D.C., Chicago, L.A., San Francisco and New York! 

Where: Melange, 312 S. Main St.

When: 5pm

Jan
27
12:00 pm12:00

OUT in Big Law Lunch Panel

Outlaws has invited LGBTQ attorneys from three law firms (Covington, D.C.; Kirkland, Chicago; O'Melveny, L.A.) to come speak and share their experiences of being out and working in big law. Come ask questions and learn about firm diversity!

Where: 1225 SH

When: 12pm

 

Nov
18
8:00 pm20:00

Thanksgayving

Thankgayving party and pot luck with the Mlaw Outlaws Family!

Where: 1603 S. University Ave. 

When: Starting at 8:00PM

Open to significant others, allies, anyone and everyone!

Oct
22
7:00 pm19:00

Kevin E. Kennedy Fellowship Gala

The purpose of the Kevin E. Kennedy Fellowship Gala is to encourage LGBTQ law students to pursue careers in the public interest or non-profit sector, where they can contribute to and support the interests of the LGBTQ community through their legal careers. Last year was our inaugural Gala and Outlaws was able to provide scholarships for four 1Ls to work in internships that focused on LGBTQ issues. 

This year's banquet will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at The Michigan League from 7-10PM and will feature Denise Brogan-Kator from the Family Equality Council as our keynote speaker. At the banquet, we will honor the 2016 recipients of the Spectrum Fellowship and the Kevin E. Kennedy Public Interest Fellowship.

Sep
30
7:00 pm19:00

Outlaws 1L Mixer

Outlaws 1L Mixer organized by our very own 1L Reps.

Where: Lawyers Club Munger 5th Floor Lounge

When: 7:00PM – 9:00PM

This event is of course open to 2L and 3Ls as well! 

Sep
15
12:00 pm12:00

The Presidential Election & the LGBTQ Community

Join Outlaws for a discussion with Professor Schlanger

on issues facing the next president

and their impact on the LGBTQ community

WHEN: TODAY, THURSDAY, 15 September @ 12p noon

WHERE: HH 250

Lunch from Mezes will be provided!

Aug
28
12:30 pm12:30

FIRST EVENT OF THE YEAR: Informal Meet-and-Greet Picnic

WELCOME TO MLAW OUTLAWS!

Join Outlaws for our first event of the year to greet new folks and see old friends. Meet the 2016-2017 Board and hear about upcoming Outlaws programming.

What: Informal drop-in picnic

When: Wednesday, August 31st (time TBD)

Where: TBD (don't worry, it will be real close to the Lawyers Club)

Who: EVERYONE IS INVITED! LGBTQ folks, allies, friends, roommates, etc.

Aug
4
Aug 6

Lavender Law: LGBTQ Legal Career Fair

Major LGBTQ Law Career Fair held annually. This year Lavender Law will happen in Washington, DC. 

Registration and more info here: http://lgbtbar.org/annual/

Apr
13
12:00 pm12:00

General Body Meeting and Board Elections!

Join Outlaws today for a General Body Meeting and Board Elections! 

12:00pm

SH 0220

Jerusalem Garden lunch will be served

Elections will be held for the following positions: 

  • Co-Chair 
  • Treasurer 
  • Social Chair 
Mar
29
11:55 am11:55

Breaking the Stigma: The Current State of HIV/AIDS Laws in the U.S.

Breaking the Stigma: 

The Current State of HIV/AIDS Laws in the U.S.
 

When: 11:55 AM

Where: Hutchins Hall 250


A discussion with Jay Kaplan of the MI ACLU and Founder of the HIV/AIDS Advocacy Program at the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service. Jay will be discussing the need for modernization of criminal laws against people with HIV/AIDS and how these laws uniquely impact people of color within the LGBTQ community.

LUNCH SERVED! 

Mar
29
10:00 am10:00

FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING

FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING

When: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Where: Outlaws/WLSA Office Area (same alcove as LSSS gear sales)

UHS will be conducting FREE and CONFIDENTIAL HIV rapid tests. It only takes 20 minutes to know your status. Stop by to reserve a time slot on the sign-up sheet in the alcove or drop by for a walk-in appt (if available). 

Mar
22
11:45 am11:45

Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times

Join Outlaws for a discussion with celebrated journalist and professor

Samuel Freedman, co-author of the new book

Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times

WHEN: TUESDAY at 11:50am

WHERE: HH 138

FOOD: DELICIOUS NON-PIZZA LUNCH

Jeff Schmalz, a celebrated young journalist at the New York Times, was diagnosed with AIDS 25 years ago after collapsing at his desk at the Times. The disease set him on a new course, one that eventually changed the way "the paper of record", and many others around the country, wrote about AIDS and about the lives of LGBTQ people. 

Professor Samuel Freedman is an award-winning author, columnist for The New York Times, and professor at Columbia's School of Journalism. 

Mar
10
9:00 pm21:00

ALT(ERNATIVE) PROM

From the people who brought you 50 Shades of Gay....

2016 ALT PROM IS HERE. 

Where: Necto

When: 9pm

How: You don't want to miss this. Ever. 

Feb
18
8:30 pm20:30

Outlaws/Apalsa Mixer

You need a mixer. Yes, yes you do. 

Join Outlaws and Apalsa for...a mixer! 

WHERE: Blue Lep! 

DO NOT MISS THIS. IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE, PROBABLY. 

Feb
16
6:30 pm18:30

LGBTQ Networking with Kirkland and Ellis

Please join Kirkland & Ellis for an Outlaws Networking Reception for students from the University of Michigan Law School.

Tuesday, February 16 from 6:30 - 8p.m. 

Aventura located at 216 E. Washington St.

Casual dress - jeans encouraged. 

Feb
6
11:00 am11:00

Big Gay Brunching with Outlaws (free)

What: Brunch for everyone

Why: Self-explanatory

Where: Phid House

When: 11:00am - 2:00pm

How: Please simply bring a refreshment to share

RELAX, IT'S JUST BRUNCH. ALL ARE WELCOME.

FREE-RANGE EGGS. WHOLE GRAIN PANCAKES. FRESH-PICKED FRUIT. DELICATE FRENCH PASTRIES. DECADENT SWISS CHOCOLATE.*

*Or near-equivalent products from Costco of Ann Arbor. 

Jan
26
11:50 am11:50

THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY & LAW ENFORCEMENT

Join Outlaws for a discussion with Officer Danielle Woods, the Detroit Police Department's LGBTQ liaison about the relationship between law enforcement and the LGBTQ community.

Introduction by Professor Eve Brensike Primus. 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26th

11:50 - 1:00

SOUTH HALL 1225

CURRY ON LUNCH SERVED

Jan
20
6:00 pm18:00

Deconstructing Islamophobia

Check out this timely and important event by the Muslim Law Student Association in conjunction with the Educational Environment Committee. 

Deconstructing Islamophobia

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm

1225 South Hall

Recent events have cast a shadow on the Muslim community bringing issues of Islamophobia to the forefront of national conversation. This event seeks to provide a brief overview of the basic tenets of Islam and to foster understanding of what it means to be Muslim within our community. Discussion will include the recent wave of Islamophobia, the rhetoric of hate and exclusion used against American Muslims, and what you can do to help.

Panelists:

  • Rana Elmir, ACLU of Michigan Deputy Director; 
  • Najah Bazzy, RN, founder and Executive Director of Zaman International; 
  • Omar El-Halwagi, Co-President Muslim Law Students Association