Just hours ago, the Supreme Court released their landmark decision to extend protection to folks who identify as gay, lesbian or transgender under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

The key to making this decision was interpretation of the word “sex.”  In the past, sex referred to gender only.  We now know that “sex” in the eyes of the Supreme Court refers not just to gender identification, but also includes sexual orientation.

Other than the June 26, 2015 decision to legalize same sex marriages, this decision is one of the most significant rulings in respect to LGBTQ+ community.  While the ruling specifically addresses discrimination in the workplace, it also opens the door for future discrimination cases against the LGBTQ+ community in other arenas.

Thank you Associate Justices Neil M. Gorsuch, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Stephen G. Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor and Chief Justice John G. Roberts for your support and respect for the rights of all!!!

Keep advocating!  Keep making your voice heard!
Dr. Irgang
Dr. Lisa Irgang is a Clinical Psychologist and the Owner of Relationship Solutions Center. She provides a variety of services to meet her clients needs. Dr. Lisa has worked with people throughout Chicagoland, helping with adjusting to significant life changes, ADHD, Alternative Sexualities, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Dealing with Chronic Illness, Depression, Low self-esteem, Parenting special needs children, Relationship concerns, and Trauma. She's a graduate of Argosy University Chicago and a Fellow at CLII - Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

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