Demonstrators in favour of LGBT rights rally outside the US Supreme Court in Washington in 2019. On Monday the court ruled in favour of LGBT protections. Photo: AFP

US Supreme Court rules in favour of protection for LGBT workers

  • In a 6-3 ruling, the court found that LGBT people are protected under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars discrimination on the basis of sex
  • The Trump administration opposed the litigation. Last week it issued a rule to lift anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care
Topic |   LGBT
Demonstrators in favour of LGBT rights rally outside the US Supreme Court in Washington in 2019. On Monday the court ruled in favour of LGBT protections. Photo: AFP
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