Tag: aimee stephens

What Went On at the Most Important SCOTUS Cases in LGBTQ Rights This Year

The Supreme Court heard three major cases Tuesday that will determine the future of LGBTQ rights in America. Plaintiffs Aimee Stephens, Donald Zarda, and Gerald Bostock are each respectively asking that the court officially categorize firing employees for belonging to the LGBTQ community as an act of discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, […]

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Supreme Court Could Roll Back Sex Discrimination Protections

Not long after the one-year anniversary of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as a Supreme Court justice, he and his eight associates will devote one entire day to three cases which will determine the future of LGBTQ and women’s rights under the law. On October 8th, the Court will hear oral arguments in three cases concerning protection […]

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A Critical Threat to Sex Discrimination Protections

Not long after the one-year anniversary of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as a Supreme Court justice, he and his eight associates will devote one entire day to three cases which will determine the future of LGBTQ and women’s rights under the law. On October 8, the Court will hear oral arguments in three cases concerning protection […]

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Trump’s Justice Department Tells the US Supreme Court Civil Rights Laws Don’t Protect Transgender Workers

Hundreds protest a Trump administration announcement in February 2017 in New York that rescinded an Obama-era order allowing transgender students to use school bathrooms matching their gender identities. On Aug. 16, 2019, the Trump administration in a brief to the Supreme Court said federal civil rights protections don’t extend to transgender workers. Photo: Spencer Platt […]

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