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Richard A. Shore, Esq.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Rich is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has been a practicing criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia for many years. He has a great deal of experience trying sex and gender-related cases, both in state and federal court. In addition, he is a professor of Gender at Temple University and has taught a variety of sociology courses that have focused on how race, poverty, gender identity and sexual orientation affect an individual’s ability to be treated fairly in our system of justice. He has published several articles on this topic, most recently an article entitled Gendered Justice.

Sex Education as a Radical Tool for Criminal Justice Reform

August 17 @ 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Presenters: Jennifer L. Pollitt, PhD, Richard A. Shore, Esq.

This workshop offers participants an opportunity to re-imagine sexuality education as one of the most important tools in revolutionizing our criminal-legal system in the fight towards sexual freedom, equality and transformational justice. We know that comprehensive sex ed is so much more than just public health initiatives, visibility for LGBTQ2SIA communities and teaching about pleasure. When done well, sex ed deconstructs privilege and power, engenders sexual and erotic agency, reduces shame and creates space for accountability, empathy and compassion. These…

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