WATCH: Three-Minute Legal Tips | Bostock v. Clayton County
On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.
This landmark case marks a major victory for the country's LGBTQ+ community. But what does it actually mean in practice? And what do people need to know about what Title VII does — and does not — cover?
In light of the decision, UW Law Senior Lecturer Theo Myhre breaks down the Bostock v. Clayton County case and provides key insights into its impacts, as well as the work still to be done in the fight for equal rights for LGBTQ+ populations.