Gorsuch Says Sex Seems To Factor Into Gay Worker Firings

Law360 (October 8, 2019, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Justice Neil Gorsuch gave LGBTQ advocates a glimmer of hope Tuesday when he said sex “appears to be a factor” in decisions to fire gay workers, during closely watched U.S. Supreme Court arguments over whether federal law protects gay and transgender workers from discrimination.

A group of LGBTQ advocates gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, as the justices hear oral arguments in a case over alleged sex-based discrimination. (AP) The Trump appointee said as much in a line of questions he posed to Solicitor General Noel Francisco, who was asking the justices to hold that language in Title VII...

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