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Businesses are speaking out against anti-LGBTQ laws

Apr 4, 2022
More than 220 companies have signed a letter denouncing laws like Texas' anti-trans law and Florida's "Don't Say Gay" legislation.
Amazon, Apple, CVS, General Motors, Kellogg’s and Starbucks are among the household brands that have come out against anti-LGBTQ laws in various states.
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How broadly will a Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights and religious freedom apply?

Jun 18, 2021
It was a relatively narrow decision in favor of Catholic Social Services, but some say it indicates a shift at the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court ruled recently that states can prosecute crimes allegedly committed by non-Natives on tribal land.
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States passing anti-transgender laws could face economic backlash

May 4, 2021
The corporate response so far has been muted.
Opponents of several bills targeting transgender youth attend a rally at the Alabama State House to draw attention to anti-transgender legislation introduced in the state, on March 30, 2021 in Montgomery, Ala.
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What lawmakers can do to protect transgender workers

Mar 8, 2021
Last summer, the Supreme Court ruled it's illegal under federal law to fire someone for being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans.
Non-discrimination laws alone are not enough to stop discrimination across the board.
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What it means to create a trans-inclusive workplace

Mar 8, 2021
Despite a 2020 Supreme Court ruling, many trans people continue to face discrimination and mistreatment at work.
"There are a lot of resources where, people that are trans-visible, where you can listen to their podcasts or their TED Talks. There are books about trans people and they're explaining their experience. So doing the work, and meeting that person halfway," says NiiLee Grant.
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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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