Michael Greenberg Writing Competition

Michael Greenberg Writing Competition

The Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition was established in memory of Michael Greenberg, a former National LGBTQ+ Bar Association board member and Philadelphia attorney who died in 1996 from complications of AIDS. This exciting competition is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting LGBTQ+ persons.

The winning article is considered for publication each year in the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality: A Review of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Law, the first student-edited law review devoted to the intersection of LGBTQ+ issues and the law in the United States. First-place winners will also receive a $500 cash prize. If attending our 2023 Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair, first-place winners will receive free registration, travel assistance to Chicago, and a free hotel stay at our conference venue.

After you carefully review the updated guidelines, please submit your article to You must include the following subject line on the email: 2023 Michael Greenberg Competition: [Student Name]. Submissions are due by 5:00pm Eastern Time on May 12, 2023.

Review the Guidelines