In Major Victory, U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Employment Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

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June 15, 2020

Adam Polaski | 610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

In Major Victory, U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Employment Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans 

Historic SCOTUS ruling will guarantee more than 5 million LGBTQ Southerners workplace protections, more vital than ever as millions of Americans face unemployment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic 

Today the United States Supreme Court affirmed in a 6-3 ruling written by Justice Neil Gorsuch that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination based on sex, also protects people who are fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The court’s decisions in three related cases are available here.

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VICTORY: South Carolina Court Strikes Outdated Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law as Unconstitutional

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March 11, 2020

CONTACTS:

Adam Polaski, Campaign for Southern Equality Communications Director
610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

Christopher Vasquez, NCLR Communications Director
415.365.1337 | cvasquez@nclrights.org

Tom Warnke | Lambda Legal Media Relations Director
213.841.4503 | twarnke@lambdalegal.org

VICTORY: South Carolina Court Strikes Outdated Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law as Unconstitutional

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As Governor Signs Statewide Law, Virginia Becomes First in the South to Protect Minors from Anti-LGBTQ ‘Conversion Therapy’

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March 3, 2020

Adam Polaski | 610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

As Governor Signs Statewide Law, Virginia Becomes First in the South to Protect Minors from Anti-LGBTQ ‘Conversion Therapy’

Passage of law signals growing support and respect for LGBTQ people in Southern states and fuels momentum in North Carolina, Kentucky, and beyond

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LGBTQ Advocates and South Carolina Youth File Lawsuit Challenging State’s Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law

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February 26, 2020

CONTACTS:

Adam Polaski, Campaign for Southern Equality Communications Director
610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

Christopher Vasquez, NCLR Communications Director
415.365.1337 | cvasquez@nclrights.org

Tom Warnke | Lambda Legal Media Relations Director
213.841.4503 | twarnke@lambdalegal.org

LGBTQ Advocates and South Carolina Youth File Lawsuit Challenging State’s Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law

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