It’s illegal under existing civil rights law for employers to discriminate against someone on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. This comes through a new Supreme Court decision handed down Monday, June 15, that says that Title VII of the Civil Rights Code doesn’t limit the interpretation of “sex” to just gender, as the Trump administration had argued.
Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the opinion, which begins:
Sometimes small gestures can have unexpected consequences. Major initiatives practically guarantee them. In our time, few pieces of federal legislation rank in significance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There, in Title