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Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules

Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules

The court said the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination, handing the movement for L.G.B.T. equality a stunning victory.

News story here if the link doesn't work go copy and paste into your brower:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/15/us/gay-transgender-workers-supreme-co...

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