Karlan said sexual-orientation discrimination was a form of sex discrimination. It also includes the rights to form social and political organizations, to socialize in bars and restaurants, to march or protest peacefully, to produce art with gay themes and to speak out publicly about LGBT issues.
Dear friends and co-workers, I have known many of you for some time now. That said, transgender people who are lesbian, gay or bisexual can be affected by laws that explicitly mention sexual orientation. And they may well protect gay people and transgender people. Minnesota Legislature.
The justices heard arguments in three cases: two involving gay men and one involving a transgender woman.
A bill to ban employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act ENDAwas introduced repeatedly in the U. The court refused to do so, in essence saying that living in a home wracked with violence was preferable to living with a father who is gay and "commits sodomy.
Retrieved January 23, via Google News archive. Justice Gorsuch asked whether a ruling in favor of Mr. Lawrence HurleyAndrew Chung.
Retrieved April 22, Las Vegas Review-Journal. If they are not selling to gay men then that falls outside the scope of the law's letter and intent. Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD currently interprets the Fair Housing Act's ban on sex-based discrimination to include discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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And he repeatedly suggested that the words of Title VII may well bar employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status. The ACLU believes that since we have attached such enormous social consequences to marriage, it violates equal protection of the law to deny lesbian and gay couples the right to wed.
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