• Boston University School of Law
  • Law

Cameron McGinn

Point Scholar 2011—2014

Cameron is a recent graduate of Boston University School of Law with a passion for law, policy, and activism. He has been involved in LGBTQ activism since his college years, where he founded an organization for queer women and allies and also worked to add “gender identity or expression” into the George Washington University’s non-discrimination policy. Cameron graduated from the George Washington University with a double major in sociology and women’s studies and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the University Honors Program.

At Boston University School of Law, Cameron continued his work in LGBTQ activism by becoming Co-President of the LGBTQ student group, OutLaw. While Co-President of OutLaw, Cameron worked with Boston University School of Law to implement gender-neutral restrooms in the law school, and also ran an annual clothing drive for transgender youth, which collected over three hundred items in its first year.

In addition to his activist work, Cameron was very active in law school internships and activities. Cameron interned for the Honorable Richard Seeborg for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, Criminal Division, National Security Section. He was also a staff editor for the Boston University International Law Journal and participated in two Moot Court competitions.

Currently, Cameron volunteers as the Co-President of the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association’s Committee for Transgender Inclusion, where he recently spearheaded a policy to add a space on event nametags for preferred gender pronouns. He has a temporary fellowship at the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition in Boston, Massachusetts, and is planning his next move in his career for when the fellowship ends.

When Cameron is not working, he is biking, cooking vegetarian dishes, or traveling.

This alumni bio was updated in spring 2015.

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