Yesterday, a federal appellate court held, in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination in the workplace "on the basis of sex", also … [Read more...] about 7th Circuit Says Anti-Gay Discrimination is Sex Discrimination Under Title VII: An Analysis of the Ruling
The NCAA gave North Carolina an ultimatum: repeal the discriminatory, anti-transgender "bathroom law", otherwise known as HB2, or lose all NCAA sporting events until at least 2022. Additional reports … [Read more...] about HB2 May Be Gone, But Discrimination Lives on in North Carolina: Here’s the Bad News
This week, the Trump Administration announced that it will not include a question on the 2020 census that would have allowed individuals to self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or … [Read more...] about The Implications of Donald Trump’s Heterosexual Census
Judge Neil Gorsuch says he's an "originalist" when it comes to interpreting the Constitution. Terms like "originalist" or "constitutionalist" or "strict constructionist" or "textualist" are titles … [Read more...] about The False Comfort of Neil Gorsuch’s Constitutional ‘Originalism’
During his speech and testimony yesterday, Judge Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's nominee to fill Merrick Garland's, I mean, the late-Antonin Scalia's seat on the Supreme Court, didn't ruffle any … [Read more...] about Do Democrats Face a ‘Nuclear’ Dilemma on Neil Gorsuch?
When Donald Trump, who lost the popular vote, nominated Neil Gorsuch, a far right jurist by any measure, to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, Mr. Trump was doing two things. First, he … [Read more...] about Neil Gorsuch, Anthony Kennedy, and Trump’s SCOTUS Long Game
Donald Trump, who lost the popular vote, just nominated Neil Gorsuch, a hardcore conservative, to fill a seat on the Supreme Court. That seat was only open because Republicans in the Senate stole … [Read more...] about Neil Gorsuch is Trump’s Terrible, No Good Nominee for the Supreme Court: An Analysis
On Friday, Donald Trump, who lost the popular vote, signed an executive order that undermines many of the basic principles upon which this country was founded. The Order suspends U.S. visas and … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s Unconstitutional, Unconscionable, Immoral Executive Order
As of 2016, Grindr, the first geosocial dating app targeted to the gay community, had about 5 to 6 million users. The company's Chief Technology Officer, Lukas Sliwka, said that the app has 2.4 … [Read more...] about Have You Shared Photos on Online Dating Apps? Please Complete This Anonymous Survey
In the aftermath of the November presidential election, Towleroad is exploring several legal issues related to the result, the incoming administration, and the future of democracy in America. If you … [Read more...] about What If the Electoral College Rejected Donald Trump?