Supreme Court To Decide First Case On Transgender Rights

On October 28, the Supreme Court agreed to take up its first case on the issue of transgender rights, involving students’ ability to access school bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. The justices accepted a petition by the School Board of Gloucester County, Virginia to review an order issued last April by the Fourth…

Missouri Court Finds No Protection Under the Law for Employee Tormented and Fired for Being Gay

Back in July of this year, our co-editor, Jennifer Garner, reported on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) landmark opinion in Complainant v. Foxx, which announced for the first time the Commission’s position that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Despite no explicit protection…