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Cases, arguments, and decisions before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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DOJ Submits Anti-LGBTQ Brief to Supreme Court

By Shane Stahl • October 29, 2018, 10:48 am The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a brief with the Supreme Court arguing that existing federal laws prohibiting sex discrimination should not apply to transgender people.
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The LGBTQ Cases to Watch at the U.S. Supreme Court This Term

By Adam Polaski • October 1, 2018, 4:17 pm The Supreme Court could hear any number of cases concerning LGBTQ nondiscrimination during their upcoming term — take a look at our analysis here.
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Examining the State of the LGBTQ Worker on Labor Day

By Shane Stahl • September 3, 2018, 10:07 am This Labor Day, we examine the state of the LGBTQ worker, as well as the challenges and successes they face in the workplace.
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Anti-LGBTQ Organization Asks SCOTUS to Review Case of Transgender Woman Who Faced Employment Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • July 24, 2018, 2:28 pm The filing of the cert petitions kicks off a weeks-long process where parties on both sides of the dispute weighs in. The Supreme Court Justices are likely to conference on the petitions and decide whether or not to grant review in the fall of 2018.
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So Far, 2018 Has Been Marked by Huge Victories for LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

By Shane Stahl • April 6, 2018, 11:05 pm Legislative and judicial LGBTQ victories in 2018 have continued to build momentum for LGBTQ equality nationwide, even in the face of a presidential administration that has sought to roll back advancements. With 8 months left in the year, here is a sampling of victories so far in 2018.
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Groundbreaking Victory in the 6th Circuit Against Anti-Transgender Employment Discrimination

By Shane Stahl • March 7, 2018, 1:27 pm The panel ruled that the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) does not grant employers an exemption from Title VII, which prohibits discrimination based on sex.
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TODAY: 6th Circuit Considers Whether Employers Can Claim Religious Exemption to Employment Non-Discrimination Law

By Adam Polaski • October 4, 2017, 9:31 am Today, October 4, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio will consider oral argument in the case of EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, a case concerning employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression.
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6th Circuit Schedules Argument in Case Where Judge Justified Anti-Transgender Discrimination Under Federal RFRA

By Adam Polaski • August 22, 2017, 9:15 am The case, EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, is based out of Michigan and was filed on behalf of Aimee Stephens, a transgender woman fired from her job at a funeral home in 2013, weeks after transitioning. 
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6th Circuit Court of Appeals Allows Ruling in Favor of Transgender Student to Take Effect

By Adam Polaski • December 16, 2016, 12:58 pm By doing so, the school allowed a lower court ruling – which allows a young transgender girl to use the girl's restroom at school without discrimination – to take effect.