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Justices Sharply Divided in Gay Rights Case

Justices Sharply Divided in Gay Rights Case | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A Colorado baker’s refusal to serve a gay couple on religious grounds has led to a major Supreme Court showdown.

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Transgender people will be able to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina

Transgender people will be able to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A judge's sign-off is still needed to make the settlement effective

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LGBT group is preparing to sue the Trump administration over transgender ban

LGBT group is preparing to sue the Trump administration over transgender ban | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Lambda Legal on Saturday announced their plans to sue the Trump administration over its recent ban on transgenders serving in the military.

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IBM Kicks Off Major Campaign Against Texas' "Bathroom Bill"

IBM Kicks Off Major Campaign Against Texas' "Bathroom Bill" | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

With the Texas Legislature's special session a week away, tech company IBM has ramped up its efforts oppose the so-called "bathroom bill" for its discriminatory effects against transgender Texans.

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LGBT advocacy group to launch new Washington office

LGBT advocacy group to launch new Washington office | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Lambda Legal, an LGBT legal advocacy group, will open a Washington, D.C., office to intensify its work against the Trump administration and increase fundraising, Politico reports. 

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Gay couple claims Southwest Airlines discriminated against them

Gay couple claims Southwest Airlines discriminated against them | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A gay couple traveling on Southwest Airlines over the weekend said they were discriminated against after they were denied the family pre-boarding option by a Southwest employee at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, WGRZ-TV reported.

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LGBT employees protected from workplace discrimination, appeals court rules

LGBT employees protected from workplace discrimination, appeals court rules | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBT employees, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
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LGBT community worries about hate crime prosecutions

LGBT community worries about hate crime prosecutions | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

In the waning days of President Barack Obama’s administration, supporters of LGBT rights hailed the first federal hate crime conviction for the killing of a transgender woman in Mississippi. With President Donald Trump now in office, they worry about the future of such prosecutions.

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How One Firm Is Confronting Its LGBT Diversity Deficit

How One Firm Is Confronting Its LGBT Diversity Deficit | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Even before scoring behind its peers on a survey of LGBT inclusion this week, leaders at Steptoe & Johnson LLP thought the firm's community of gay, lesbian
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Top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits

Top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Houston's appeal of a lower court ruling that threw into doubt the city's spousal benefits to gay married municipal employees, allowing a case that tests the reach of the landmark 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide to proceed.

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In Shift, Justice Dept. Says Law Doesn’t Bar Transgender Discrimination

In Shift, Justice Dept. Says Law Doesn’t Bar Transgender Discrimination | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The move was the Trump administration’s latest contraction of the Obama-era approach to civil rights enforcement.

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Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy

Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

With Justice Anthony M. Kennedy rumored to be considering retirement, groups want the Supreme Court to take up an employment discrimination challenge before he leaves.

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It looks like Neil Gorsuch will be hostile to LGBT rights

It looks like Neil Gorsuch will be hostile to LGBT rights | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The Supreme Court's newest justice dissented in a ruling involving same-sex couples.

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Our Stories, Ourselves: Overcoming Stigma to Build Authentic Workplaces With NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino

Our Stories, Ourselves: Overcoming Stigma to Build Authentic Workplaces With NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law, discusses the concept of covering in the workplace and his own experiences with having to downplay his identity. Kenji discusses the legal implications of covering, as well as the value to organizations of creating a culture where people can bring their full selves to work. He also shares how he is bringing in experts in theatre and improvisation to assist in teaching the concepts of diversity, inclusion and belonging to legal students.

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Federal fair housing law protects LGBT couples, court rules for first time

Federal fair housing law protects LGBT couples, court rules for first time | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
A U.S. District Court in Colorado said discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity was a form of sexual stereotyping barred by the law.
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National LGBT Bar Association President Says Group Has 'a Lot of Work to Do'

National LGBT Bar Association President Says Group Has 'a Lot of Work to Do' | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Akerman associate Dale Noll assumed the helm as president of the National LGBT Bar Association this month.
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Alan Turing Law Grants Posthumous Pardons to Gay Men in Britain

Alan Turing Law Grants Posthumous Pardons to Gay Men in Britain | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The policy is named after the World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, who was chemically castrated after being convicted of gross indecency for having sex with a man.
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