Does Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation? Yes, it does! On February 26, 2018, in a truly historic en banc decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that sexual orientation d...

In the film “A Kid Like Jake,” Leo Davis is an actor who plays Jake Wheeler, a gender non-conforming child whose parents, played by Claire Danes and Jim Parsons, must learn to navigate society’s view on how their child expresses himself. Not only does this movie highli...

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down their much-anticipated decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case involved a dispute between Jack Phillips, a baker and owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop near Denver, Colorado, and a sa...

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