Category Archives: Federal Courts
The U.S. Supreme Court could not muster four votes this week to agree to hear an appeal from an employee who said Title VII of the Civil Rights Act should protect her from sexual orientation discrimination at work. The case
The Trump administration's brief in an upcoming Supreme Court argument would ultimately dismantle all laws aimed at ending discrimination in public accommodations, not just discrimination against LGBT people.
The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal three years ago from a wedding photographer who wanted to say "no" to a same-sex couple seeking her services. Now, the court is saying "yes" to a baker who did essentially the
Lambda Legal takes Title VII case to Supreme Court, arguing that the various interpretations of the law in the lower courts forces "creates an uncomfortable result in which the more visibly and stereotypically gay or lesbian a plaintiff is in
Some media outlets and observers think Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has put a freeze on President Trump's proposed ban on transgender service members, but legal activists say it's happening.
Two national LGBT legal groups filed suit in federal court Wednesday, seeking an injunction to stop the Trump administration from implementing a ban on transgender service members. They also seek a declaration that such a ban is unconstitutional.
A church school that discriminates against LGBT people gets state funding; Arkansas does not get to exclude both same-sex parents from a child's birth certificate; and the Supreme Court cues up a fight for next session over a cake baker's
Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday, the non-profit Dykes on Bike organization filed a request that the Patent and Trademark Office reconsider its application for a trademark of a logo using the group's name. The application had been previously