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15 06, 2020

Supreme Court says Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ workers

By |2020-06-15T09:32:23-07:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WASHINGTON D.C. — (06-15-20) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday made history in a 6-3 Decision ruling that Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act. The ruling that employers who fire someone “merely for being gay or transgender” is a Civil Rights violation under federal law. Such a sex-based [...]

22 08, 2019

Donald Trump Continues War On LGBTQ Americans In Court

By |2019-08-22T16:28:09-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

WASHINGTON, D.C  — (08-22-19) — Donald Trump continues his war against LGBTQ Americans in three court cases, filing multiple briefs last Friday in a critical LGBTQ rights case taking place on October 8. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a trio of cases to determine if the protections of Title VII of [...]

15 08, 2019

Contractors Can Refuse LGBTQ Workers Under New Religious Policy

By |2019-08-15T13:56:05-07:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (08-15-19) — Federal Contractors can now refuse to hire LGBTQ workers thanks to the Trump administration's "New Religious Policy". Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella said in a statement yesterday...“Today’s proposed rule helps to ensure the civil rights of religious employers are protected,” said Pizzella. “As people of faith with deeply [...]

17 06, 2019

Supreme Court Declines To Here New LGBTQ Wedding Cake Case

By |2019-06-17T22:04:08-07:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , |

WASHINGTON, D.C — (06-17-19) — The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear the LGBTQ Wedding Cake case in Oregon. The Oregon Supreme court ruled against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Thanks to the justices decision not to hear the high-profile case, the story will continue as [...]

3 05, 2019

Federal Court Rules Ohio’s Congressional Map Unconstitutional

By |2019-05-03T11:18:50-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , |

WASHINGTON D.C. — (05-03-19) — A panel of three federal judges struck down Ohio’s congressional map on Friday, ruling that the GOP drew districts so severely to benefit Republicans, that they violated the U.S. Constitution. This follows the April 24, 2019 decision by a federal court who unanimously struck down legislative maps drawn by Michigan [...]

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