Tag Archives: GAY

Federal Protections for Sexual Orientation Strengthen!

  A federal appeals court just handed down a huge ruling in favor of gay rights that could change the scope of LGBTQ rights in America. A major federal court in Manhattan ruled this past week that federal law protects workers based on sexual orientation as such individuals are covered by Title VII’s ban on… Read more »

COURT SPLIT OVER SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION QUESTION

Discrimination claims based on sexual orientation are a budding area of discrimination law. While many Courts have found ways to backdoor sexual orientation discrimination through the lens of gender discrimination, most  Federal Circuit Courts are still reluctant to explicitly state that sexual orientation discrimination is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of… Read more »