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Equality Win: Court's "Gamechanger" Ruling Protects LGBTQ Workers


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Equality Win: Court's "Gamechanger" Ruling Protects LGBTQ Workers

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

In a groundbreaking decision for equality, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that LGBTQ people cannot be fired for their sexual orientation on the grounds that it violates the 1964 Civil Rights Act—a ruling that sets up a possible Supreme Court showdown.


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That's the crux of it. I hope it will stand, and will be viewed as precedent elsewhere, but I'm not counting on it.