Gay City News | Tag Archive | Title VII of 1964 Civil Rights Act Gay City News | Tag Archive | Title VII of 1964 Civil Rights Act
Quantcast

Home » Posts tagged with » Title VII of 1964 Civil Rights Act

Sessions Hits LGBTQ Community on Three Fronts

Sessions Hits LGBTQ Community on Three Fronts

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | The Trump administration, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions leading the charge, moved on three fronts last week to curtail the rights of LGBTQ Americans, relying in part on contested claims of religious liberty and also bucking an emerging trend in how courts are interpreting sex discrimination provisions of the 1964 Civil Rights […]

US Court Won’t Dismiss Sexual Orientation Claim Against College     

US Court Won’t Dismiss Sexual Orientation Claim Against College     

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | US District Judge Dean D. Pregerson ruled on December 15 that two Pepperdine University students could sue the school for sexual orientation discrimination under Title IX, a federal statute that prohibits sex discrimination by educational institutions receiving federal money. The ruling — rejecting the Los Angeles area school’s motion to dismiss the […]

SCOTUS Aftershocks

SCOTUS Aftershocks

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | A lot has happened on the LGBT rights front in the short period since the US Supreme Court recognized that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency that enforces workplace nondiscrimination protections under the 1964 Civil Rights Act, ruled that “an […]

HIV-Positive Gay Man Cannot Sue for Discrimination Anonymously    

HIV-Positive Gay Man Cannot Sue for Discrimination Anonymously    

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | A US magistrate judge has denied a request by a gay HIV-positive man to have his identity shielded from public exposure in a discrimination lawsuit he has filed against his former employer in the New Orleans federal district court. “The only specific concern expressed in plaintiff’s motion papers,” Magistrate Judge […]