Source: National Public Radio (NPR)
Topic: Social Justice
Population Focus: Criminal Justice Involved LGBTQ, LGBTQ Adults, LGBTQ Elders, LGBTQ Military Service Members, LGBTQ Youth, Racially/Ethnically Diverse LGBTQ, Rural LGBTQ, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming
The Supreme Court has accepted three cases that ask whether federal anti-discrimination laws should apply to sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace, putting the court on track to consider high-profile LGBTQ issues after its next term begins this fall. Depending on how they are decided, the cases could be seen as either continuing a move toward greater rights and protections for LGBTQ people in the U.S. or representing a shift in momentum, four years after the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage.