A Beginner’s Guide to the Endgame: What You Need to Know about the LGBTQ Supreme Court Cases

And Why You Should Care

Demonstrations rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on October 8, 2019.
Demonstrations rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on October 8, 2019, as the court holds oral arguments for three cases that may determine the fate of workplace rights for LGBTQ employees. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty

This is the most significant case for LGBTQ civil rights in my lifetime.

President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law on July 2, 1964. Photo: PhotoQuest/Getty
Letter from Pauli Murray to Robert F. Kennedy, dated April 14, 1964. Photo by the author

I’d bet my law degree that not a single Supreme Court justice asking whether legislators in 1964 could have known Title VII would include transgender people knows the name Pauli Murray.

Civil rights lawyer. Rabble rouser. Lover of justice, equality, and underdogs. Born Perfect founder. Occasional executive director. Accidental author.

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