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When the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia ruled that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits public school districts from discriminating against transgender students, it was a huge victory for not only Gavin Grimm, but...
Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of (among other things) “sex”, protects...
The following is an analysis and commentary of yesterday's oral arguments in Masterpiece Cake v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission held before the U.S. Supreme Court written by Norfolk attorney Scott Michael Goodspeed. On Tuesday December 5, the United States Supreme...
On Monday, October 2, 2017, the United States Supreme Court began its 2017-2018 term. In recent decades, the Supreme Court has taken an interest in cases affecting the LGBT community, culminating with the landmark 2015 ruling recognizing marriage as...
The story of the modern LGBT rights movement follows the story of my life. I was born on June 24, 1969, the same week as the New York Stonewall riots triggered the modern LGBT rights movement. I became sexually aware...