The anti-discrimination law seems designed to divide when compromise would better serve to expand federal protections.
A new poll says 5.6 percent of Americans identify as gay, bisexual, or transgender.
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A court split between Florida and California may mean an eventual Supreme Court decision.
New Justice Amy Coney Barrett expresses concerns about wider implications of antidiscrimination policies.
His statement doesn’t change Catholic Church teachings, but it’s an indicator of big cultural shifts.
Sens. Mazie Hirono and Cory Booker both criticized the Supreme Court nominee for saying "preference" instead of "orientation."
Such theories are not based in fact.
Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito worry about the future of religious freedom. That’s not the same as a call to overturn the decision.
Increasing tensions between the military-backed ruling class and the student-led democracy movement have prompted massive rallies in the capital.
The presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee offers a highly circumscribed notion of the role of faith in public life.
Good news for free association at college!
The media and activists are using revisionist history of the Stonewall Riots to fit their intersectional narrative.
Conservative legal commentator and experienced religious liberties litigator David French explains why.
Both sides in the landmark employment discrimination decision agree that laws should generally be interpreted based on the "ordinary meaning" of their words. But they differ on what that entails.
The Equality Act would significantly expand government power and it also threatens religious freedom.
Textualism and Purposivism in Today's Supreme Court Decision on Discrimination Against Gays, Lesbians, and Transsexuals
The decision in Bostock v. Clayton County is well-justified from the standpoint of textualism (a theory associated with conservatives), but less clearly so from the standpoint of purposivism (often associated with liberals).
"Only the written word is the law, and all persons are entitled to its benefit."
Justice Neil Gorsuch's majority decision offers a textualist argument for the ruling.
Little Richard helped make the United States a little more black, a little more queer, and a little more free.
The agency should relax the yearlong deferral period.
The Supreme Court is about to tackle the issue.
Isabel Fall is canceled. It's the science fiction world's loss.
Hate crime enhancements meet three-strikes laws, and the consequences are terrible.
The “Fairness for All Act” would add federal protections against discrimination for gay and trans people. But its exemptions go too far or not far enough, depending on who you ask.
The original lesbian-centric series was groundbreaking. The new generation is exhausting.
But the technical nature of the decision might not stop future lawsuits.
A Department of Justice lawyer in every pot.
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Gorsuch May Be Swing Vote in Decision Whether Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers From Discrimination
Justices weigh textual conflict over what counts as “sex discrimination” versus what Congress originally intended.
Does the Civil Rights Act of 1964 cover sexual orientation and gender identity?
Arizona's Supreme Court Rules Christian Calligraphers Can't Be Forced to Make Gay Wedding Invitations
Justices rule that invitations are expressive speech and businesses cannot be compelled to write messages they oppose.
Understanding what’s at stake in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia
An attempt by the district attorney to drop charges against nonviolent protesters was overruled.
It’s the Trump administration vs. civil rights groups on federal protections from workplace discrimination.
Trying to get the government involved in what sort of videos online platforms promote or hide is going to end badly.
The media are misreporting this one wildly.