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Posts regarding news and information in relation to rulings, reviews, and opinions concerning non-discrimination protections from the U.S. Supreme Court.


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IN THE NEWS: Alaska legislators, Congress need to provide LGBTQ protections

By Communications Team • July 6, 2020, 12:22 pm An oped by Rina Kowalski, a proud Indigenous LGBTQ2+ Activist, the founder of Indigenous Lives Matter and Mother of two who lives in Fairbanks.
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The Last Five Years: Marriage Equality, Other Milestones, and The Ones We Have Yet to Pass

By Shane Stahl • June 26, 2020, 10:06 am Five years ago today, marriage equality became the law of the land when the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges—a watershed moment in American history. Read our reflection on this anniversary—and the work still to be done to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination.
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Supreme Court Grants Review in Case Seeking License to Discriminate in Foster Care

February 24, 2020, 5:30 pm Today the Supreme Court granted review in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, which concerns whether a religious child welfare agency that receives government funding can refuse to place children with same-sex couples.
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Don and Bill: Love, Laughs, and Legacy

By Shane Stahl • February 14, 2020, 10:07 am Bill Moore, now happily married to his loving husband Clint, reflects on the life of his friend and former partner Don Zarda, and how his legacy is helping make the case that LGBTQ Americans should be protected from discrimination.
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Freedom For All Americans Statement on Supreme Court LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Hearings

October 8, 2019, 12:28 pm Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard three cases about LGBTQ workplace discrimination that will determine whether federal law will continue to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Freedom For All Americans’ incoming CEO and National Campaign Director Kasey Suffredini released the following statement:
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Renowned LGBTQ Equality Advocate Masen Davis to Deliver Remarks at Supreme Court Rally on Tuesday

October 7, 2019, 9:25 am On October 8th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases about LGBTQ employment discrimination that will determine whether federal law will continue to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
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37 Prominent Conservatives File Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Support of LGBTQ Protections

July 3, 2019, 2:19 pm Today, 37 current and former Republican elected officials, political advisers, business leaders, lawyers and members of past Republican presidential administrations filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting LGBTQ employment protections.
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2,000+ Signers File Nearly 50 Briefs to U.S. Supreme Court in Support of LGBTQ Protections

July 3, 2019, 1:07 pm Today more than 2,000 organizations and individuals are filing 49 friend-of-the-court briefs in three LGBTQ nondiscrimination cases arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits LGBTQ discrimination. 
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More than 200 Major Businesses File Landmark Amicus Brief in Support of LGBTQ Workers

July 2, 2019, 11:04 am Today, 206 major corporations signed a friend-of-the-court brief that will be filed with the Supreme Court in a trio of cases that may determine whether LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under existing federal laws.
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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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Freedom for All Americans Joins 100+ Advocacy Groups in Demanding ‘Release the Records’ of Judge Kavanaugh

By Shane Stahl • July 20, 2018, 2:31 pm The groups are asking for a delay in Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing until over 1 million documents are released.
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As President Trump Names Supreme Court Nominee, Senators Must Consider Dignity for LGBTQ Americans

By Shane Stahl • July 9, 2018, 9:10 pm Kavanaugh – who previously worked in the George W. Bush administration – hasn’t weighed in explicitly on high-profile issues related to LGBTQ nondiscrimination, though the rabidly anti-LGBTQ Family Research Council has in the past lavished praise on his judicial record.
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What’s at Stake: The Future of the Supreme Court Following Justice Kennedy’s Retirement

By Shane Stahl • July 9, 2018, 2:36 pm A look at how a new Supreme Court nominee could affect cases involving LGBTQ people that come before the high Court.
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Reflecting on Justice Kennedy’s Landmark LGBTQ-Affirming Rulings and How They Changed the Country

By Adam Polaski • June 27, 2018, 6:11 pm His retirement has understandably provoked distress among advocates for a measured, balanced court, as Kennedy demonstrated time after time a disciplined commitment to his role as an arbiter of justice and ideological midpoint of the court.