Content Filed Under: Title VII

Posts where Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is concerned regarding non-discrimination


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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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A historic decision just came down from the Supreme Court. Here’s what it means for LGBTQ freedom:

By Megan Clayton • June 16, 2020, 10:20 am This is big. It’s a watershed moment for our community, and for our nation’s continued drive toward freedom. But we still need to finish the job of protecting every LGBTQ American from discrimination.
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Your View by Boyertown mother of transgender man: Why we need clarity that federal law protects LGBTQ people

The Morning Call • March 24, 2020, 10:51 am As the mother of a young transgender man, I’ve been watching these cases closely. It’s so important that the justices affirm once and for all that federal law protects LGBTQ people from employment discrimination.
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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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I’m a Texan and a Republican, and That is Exactly Why I’m Urging the Supreme Court to Protect LGBTQ Americans

Newsweek • November 19, 2019, 3:36 pm Former Texas Speaker of the House Joe Strauss authored this piece on why his Republican values motivate his support for LGBTQ nondiscrimination: "LGBTQ people deserve protection from discrimination. Respecting human dignity, striving for mutual respect and ensuring equal opportunity are nonpartisan values. They are goals we can all work toward together."
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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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Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide

The New York Times • September 26, 2019, 2:57 pm Early in its new term, on Oct. 8, the court will consider whether an existing federal law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, guarantees nationwide protection from workplace discrimination to gay 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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Making Your Mark and Making a Living: The Need for LGBTQ Employment Protections

By Shane Stahl • June 17, 2019, 9:51 am Learn more about why LGBTQ Americans need explicit employment nondiscrimination protections to allow them to earn a living and provide for themselves.
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2019 Supreme Court Preview: Danger Ahead

The Advocate • December 31, 2018, 12:04 pm The coming year could be a momentous one for LGBTQ rights at the Supreme Court, and possibly a dangerous one, given the court’s new conservative majority.
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Ruling: Transgender Man’s Discrimination Case Will Proceed in Colorado

By Shane Stahl • September 6, 2018, 11:09 am After a successful interview, Egan Joseph Woodward was offered a job at A&E Tire Company in Denver, CO, and he disclosed that he is a transgender man, to which the manager said, “that’s all I need,” abruptly hung up the phone, and subsequently hired someone else for the position.
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Michigan Attorney General Contradicts State Civil Rights Commission and Walks Back LGBTQ Protections

By Shane Stahl • July 26, 2018, 3:13 pm The state's civil rights commission will soon meet to discuss AG Schuette's decision.