Supreme Court ruling prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBTQ people

Jun 15, 2020
It had been legal to fire someone for being gay or transgender, deepening economic disparities.
An activist holds a Pride Flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday after the Court ruled LGBTQ people cannot be fired for their sexual orientation.
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The fight to prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation

Sep 20, 2017
The nonprofit Lambda Legal Defense Fund has filed an appeal on a case of discrimination based on sexual orientation that could go to the Supreme Court.
LGBT members and their supporters take part in the Equality March for Unity & Pride parade in downtown Washington DC on June 2017.