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Supreme Court holds Title VII covers sexual orientation

July 24, 2020 by in "Two Minute Takeaway"
 
Few Supreme Court decisions are as easily summarized as the recent Bostock decision holding that Title VII’s prohibition of gender discrimination prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation:
 
If an employer discriminates against male employees who have romantic relationships with men, but does not discriminate against female employees who have romantic relationships with men, the employer has engaged in prohibited discrimination based on gender.
 
Very simple. Amazing it took 56 years for the judiciary to figure that one out.  The full decision is available here: