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Businesses Can’t Fire Trans Employees for Religious Reasons, Federal Appeals Court Rules in Landmark Decision

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who opposes protections for transgender employees. NOAH BERGER/Getty Images On Wednesday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination against transgender people. It also held that employers may not use the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to justify discrimination against LGBTQ… Continue reading Businesses Can’t Fire Trans Employees for Religious Reasons, Federal Appeals Court Rules in Landmark Decision

Africa · South Africa · Southern Africa

Major victory for transgender marriage in Cape High Court

SOUTH AFRICA The case revolves around three women and their spouses‚ who had taken the department of home affairs to court after it had refused to change their gender description. The department had argued that the amendments could not be made since the couples had been married in terms of the Marriages Act 25 of… Continue reading Major victory for transgender marriage in Cape High Court