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LEE Members React: SCOTUS rules federal law protects LGBTQ+ workers

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On Monday, June 15, 2020 the Supreme Court of the United States extended protections to millions of LGBTQ+ workers. The 6-3 opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch. "Ours is a society of written laws. Judges are not free to overlook plain statutory commands on the strength of nothing more than suppositions about intentions or guesswork about expectations," wrote Gorsuch, one of the court's conservative justices.

Leadership for Educational Equity members and staff – from classroom teachers to community organizers, policy and advocacy professionals, and elected officials – weighed in on social media.





In 1978, while battling the Briggs Initiative (Prop 6 to ban gay and lesbian teachers in CA schools), one of the...

Posted by Brent Lomas on Monday, June 15, 2020




It’s working. Let’s not get complacent! Keep fighting (and wearing those masks)!!!!!!

Posted by Graham Forden on Monday, June 15, 2020


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