Lara Stemple

Lara Stemple is the assistant dean for Graduate Studies and International Student Programs at UCLA School of Law, where she oversees the law school’s LL.M. (masters) and S.J.D. (doctoral) degree programs and directs the Health and Human Rights Law Project. She teaches and writes in the areas of human rights, global health, gender, sexuality, and incarceration.

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Whose gender is it? Progressive versus regressive line-drawing in advocacy work

By: Lara Stemple

Exclusionary strategies that police the boundaries of terms like “gender” contradict the equality norms upon which human rights are based.



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