Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Major LGBTQ Rights Cases

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A man walks up the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear three high-profile cases that question whether a federal ban on sex discrimination in the workplace applies to sexual orientation and gender identity. Forum will discuss the cases, how the Supreme Court is likely to handle them and what they could mean for LGBTQ rights.


Elizabeth Gill, senior staff attorney, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

John Eastman, professor, Chapman University School of Law; founding director, Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence