The Williams Institute was founded in 2001 by businessman and philanthropist Charles Williams and scholars at UCLA School of Law, with the aim of replacing the pervasive bias against LGBT people in law, policy, and culture with objective, empirical research on LGBT issues.
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Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): Jocelyn Samuels [Executive Director]
Leader gender: Female