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Biden administration extends housing protection to LGBTQ Americans

Feb 12, 2021
They'll be protected under the Fair Housing Act.
The new interpretation of the Fair Housing Act includes people renting apartments, at shelters or involved with mortgage and other real estate transactions, said Spencer Watson, who runs the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement and Research.
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Biden executive actions target LGBTQ discrimination

Jan 20, 2021
The president is strengthening workplace protections and rolling back the military ban on transgender service.
LGBTQ rights supporters rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Oct. 8, 2019, as the court holds oral arguments in three cases dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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Supreme Court rules LGBTQ workers protected from job discrimination

Jun 15, 2020
The outcome is expected to have a big impact for the estimated 8.1 million LGBTQ workers across the country.
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Supreme Court considers LGBTQ rights in the workplace

Oct 8, 2019
The court considers whether employers can discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Demonstrators rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on October 8 as the court hears oral arguments in three cases concerning workplace discrimination against LGBTQ employees.
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6 cases to watch in this Supreme Court session

Oct 8, 2019
Brett Kavanaugh joined the court one year ago. A look at how the court’s changed and where it’s headed.
The Supreme Court begins its session this week. Above, the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
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Supreme Court to decide if gay and transgender workers are protected by Civil Rights Act

Apr 24, 2019
Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog talks about three cases and the workplaces involved.