After four years of Trump’s administration, the United States is poised to welcome a new president, Joe Biden. Biden ran on a pro LGBTQ platform. In March, the Biden campaign launched its plan to Advance LGBTQ + Equality in American and Around the World. Stated goals include: Protecting LGBTQ+ individuals from discrimination. Supporting LGBTQ+ youth.
The Supreme Court heard arguments on November 4, 2020, in a case that may change the trajectory of LGBT rights in the U.S. for years to come. The case is Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, case No. 19-123. The case has been appealed to the Supreme Court by Petitioners Sharonell Fulton, Toni Lynn Simms-Busch, and
Governor Gavin Newsom has recently signed a new law that requires all publicly held companies headquartered in California to include board members from underrepresented communities. The new law - AB 979 - ensures representation by underrepresented communities in the corporate sector. Underrepresented communities include Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Native
A recent ruling by Federal Judge Frederic Block of the U.S District Court in New York, has helped fight the Trump administration’s war on LGBT rights. At issue in Judge Block’s ruling, is a proposed regulation which would have the effect of stripping protections currently in place for transgender people facing discrimination in healthcare services.
June the 15th was a life-changing day for Chris Sanders. The United States Supreme Court declared that the 1964 Civil Rights Act's Title 7 protected LGBTQ people against workplace discrimination. While this was the final word for most individuals, it may prove to be a hollow victory for the LGBTQ community encountering workplace hostility. The