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Workplace Discrimination Resources Available After Landmark Supreme Court Decision

In June 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a breakthrough decision in Bostock v. Clayton County. The decision held that employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status is prohibited as part of sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. One year later, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) [...]

2021-07-19T15:26:07-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|0 Comments

G&E Obtains Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death and Disability Discrimination Case

In a recent decision, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia held that Plaintiff’s claims for wrongful death and disability discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act can proceed. This follows a motion to dismiss by defendant CoreCivic, Inc., who operates the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia. The plaintiff filed the lawsuit in July [...]

2021-07-09T10:59:51-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights, Discrimination, Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails|Comments Off on G&E Obtains Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death and Disability Discrimination Case

U.S. Department of Education Memorandum Protects LGBTQ Rights 

In a legal memo distributed on June 16, 2021 by the U.S. Department of Education, schools may not discriminate against students due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Schools that violate this inclusive interpretation of Title IX may cause harm, the notice indicated. However, in protecting LGBTQ students’ rights in schools, there are a few [...]

2021-07-01T16:29:58-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on U.S. Department of Education Memorandum Protects LGBTQ Rights 

Discrimination Affects LGBTQ People of Color in Disproportionate Ways: New Study

Research out of Cornell University indicates “shockingly disproportionate harms” imposed upon LGBTQ people of color. The research, released by several LGBTQ rights organizations, shows that discrimination takes place among black LGBTQ individuals at a disproportionate rate compared to white LGBTQ people. This discrimination, fueled by racism and anti-LGBTQ agendas, leads to harm concerning economic insecurity, decline [...]

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Wrongful Death Suit Cites Negligence and Discrimination on Behalf of Transgender Immigrant

Following the death of Roxsana Hernandez, a Honduran transgender immigrant living with HIV, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer, Transgender Law Center, and the Law Office of Daniel Yohalem filed a complaint on behalf of Ms. Hernandez’s family. The trio of civil rights advocates aims to hold the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the U.S. Customs and [...]

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