The move would allow officials to re-open investigations into President Donald Trump's sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. An estimated 11.3 million LGBT people live in the USA, according to the Williams Institute at the UCLA law school. Though a moderate conservative, Kennedy wrote all of the court's opinions upholding the rights of gays and lesbians, including the 2015 decision upholding the right to marry for same-sex couples. Kavanaugh generally is regarded as more conservative.
But in recent years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which enforces the law, decided it also protects gays, lesbians and transgender employees.
The Trump administration has changed course from the Obama administration and now supports the employers in arguing that the civil rights law's Title 7 does not prohibit discrimination because of sexual orientation or transgender status. Donald Zarda said he was sacked as skydiving instructor after joking with a female client to whom he was strapped for a tandem dive that he was gay. Their case page for the two consolidated sexual orientation discrimination cases, Bostock v. Clayton County, GA, and Altitude Express v. Zarda are here and here.
Zarda initially lost his lawsuit, but the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for him. It asserts that a transgender woman can be lawfully fired if an employer says she is not a "real" woman, and that a gay man can lose a job for not conforming to an employer's view about "real" men. She lost her job when she told Thomas Rost, owner of the Detroit-area R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, that she had struggled with gender identity issues nearly her whole life.
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Rost told Stephens her plan wouldn't work and let her go.
Although these cases may seem to be only about LGBT rights, the reality is that everyone stands to lose basic workplace protections against discrimination if the high court rejects these workers' claims.
"When I chaired the EEOC, we issued nationwide sexual harassment guidelines that were later affirmed by the Supreme Court", Norton said. Legislation to that effect is pending in Congress, but is not likely to pass the Republican-controlled Senate. The plaintiffs, along with civil rights groups and many large companies, have argued that discriminating against gay and transgender workers is inherently based on their sex and consequently is illegal.
The city had argued over the summer that because the measure - challenged by gun owners and the state's National Rifle Association affiliate - was recently amended, the case before the justices was moot and there was no reason for the Supreme Court to hear the matter.