- Visiting Fellow, Human Rights Center
Nate Freeman is a graduate of Whitman College and the Yale Law School where he was a co-director of the LGBT Litigation Project. He served as a law clerk on the United States District Court for the District of Utah for the Honorable Tena Campbell and the Honorable Robert J. Shelby, the first federal judge to interpret the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor. He then clerked on the Constitutional Court of South Africa for Justice Edwin Cameron, an openly gay and openly HIV-positive jurist known for his advocacy in these areas. After cycling 7,500 miles from Cairo to Cape Town to meet LGBT activists, Freeman worked as a legal consultant for the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum in Kampala, Uganda. He has been published by the Columbia Journal and American Theatre and is currently working on a memoir.