LGBT rights

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Wake Forest Law Expert: LGBTQ civil rights and SCOTUS

(Winston-Salem, N.C., June 15, 2020) — The Supreme Court has ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act federal anti-discrimination laws protect gay and transgender employees. Wake Forest University School of Law assistant professor and historian Marie-Amélie George says, “The Supreme Court’s decision is particularly important given that voters have been repealing LGBTQ rights protections at the state and local levels through ballot box measures. The opinion demonstrates just how important the Supreme Court is to protecting the rights of minorities.”
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Professor Shannon Gilreath tells Reuters more gender-neutral restrooms needed

Professor Shannon Gilreath is quoted in the following original article, “Expert Views: Transgender rights under new Trump policy,” written by Ellen Wulfhorst and published by Thomson Reuters on Feb. 24, 2017.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) to speak at Triad Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State on March 22

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Triad Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, at the Polo Recreation Center located at 1850 Polo Road. The event is open to the public.

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