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Timothy Holbrook is a professor of law and Associate Dean of Faculty at Emory Law School. He is one of the nation's leading patent law scholars. He also writes about the rights of the LGBT community and served as co-counsel for NFL players who filed a brief at the Supreme Court in support of marriage equality. He is a Public Voices Fellow in the Op-Ed Project.

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Forget Invisibility: Visibility Is the New Superpower

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2014 | 12:13 PM

Harry Potter's Cloak of Invisibility. The Fantastic Four's Invisible Woman. In comics and fantasy, invisibility is an important superpower, one that may soon exist in the real world. For lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgendered persons (LGBT), however, visibility is the more potent superpower.

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Where Are the Gay Federal Appellate Judges?

(11) Comments | Posted October 18, 2013 | 10:40 PM

History was made on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, when Todd M. Hughes, an attorney at the Department of Justice, became the first openly gay person confirmed as a federal appellate judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This moment is historic and worthy of celebration. The...

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