100 Women We Love Class of 2010

As the first decade of the new millennium comes to an end, we take a moment to celebrate 100 out lesbians who have made the past year one of inspiring change and amazing progress.

Chai Feldblum

Chai Feldblum was recently sworn in as a Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Nominated to this post by President Obama, Feldblum has a long history of working for LGBT rights and is an expert on the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. As Legislative Counsel to the AIDS Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, she helped draft the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Later, as a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she taught from 1991 until her appointment at the EEOC, she helped pass the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Feldblum, a graduate of Harvard Law School and Barnard College, has also worked for employee-friendly workplaces as the Co-Director of Workplace Flexibility 2010. -CB

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